Arterioles

Science / Biology / Arterioles: The smallest arteries; usually branch into a capillary bed.

Circulatory System

Science / Biology / Circulatory System: One of eleven major body organ systems in animals; transports oxygen, carbon dioxide, nutrients, and waste products between cells and the respiratory system and carries chemical signals from the endoc MORE

Capillary Bed

Science / Biology / Capillary Bed: A branching network of capillaries supplied by arterioles and drained by venules. MORE

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