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microcirculation

[mahy-kroh-sur-kyuh-ley-shuh n] /ˌmaɪ kroʊˌsɜr kyəˈleɪ ʃən/
noun
1.
the movement of blood through the arterioles, capillaries, and venules.
Origin
1955-1960
1955-60; micro- + circulation
Related forms
microcirculatory
[mahy-kroh-sur-kyuh-luh-tawr-ee, -tohr-ee] /ˌmaɪ kroʊˈsɜr kyə ləˌtɔr i, -ˌtoʊr i/ (Show IPA),
adjective
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microcirculatory in Medicine

microcirculation mi·cro·cir·cu·la·tion (mī'krō-sûr'kyə-lā'shən)
n.
The flow of blood or lymph through the smallest vessels of the body, especially as the venules, capillaries, and arterioles.

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