A small artery with a muscular wall.
small, almost microscopic, artery that delivers blood to a capillary
a small artery, leading from arteries to capillaries.
one of the small thin-walled arteries that end in capillaries
a very small arterial branch, typically proximal to a capillary
The smallest branch of an artery that connects with the capillaries.
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a small arterial branch that delivers blood directly to a capillary bed.
The smallest artery; it connects larger arteries to the capillary network.
Part of the arterial tree; a small artery with a diameter less than .5mm
A small branch of an artery (a vessel that carries blood high in oxygen away from the heart to the body) leading to a capillary. The oxygenated hemoglobin (oxyhemoglobin) makes the blood in arteries and arterioles look bright red.
(awr-TER-ee-ol) A small tributary from a larger artery that delivers blood to a capillary.
A tiny artery, especially a terminal artery continuous with the capillary network.
An arteriole is a small branch of an artery that communicates with a capillary network.
A small blood vessel branching off of an artery. Arterioles further divide to give rise to the capillary network.
Blood vessel between artery and capillary; surrounded by smooth muscle; primary site of vascular resistance.
A tiny branch of an artery.
An arteriole is a small diameter blood vessel that extends and branches out from an artery and leads to capillaries.