Capillary Beds

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  • Created by: Grace Roe
  • Created on: 10-06-12 14:55

chemicals are exchanged between cells and capillaries

  • Arteries branch into capillaries which are really tiny blood vessels.
  • They have permeable walls, so substances can diffuse in and out of them.
  • Network capillaries in tissue are called capillary beds.
  • As blood passes through the capillary beds, small molecules (e.g water,


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