Capillaries refer to microscopic or very small blood vessels that connect arterioles and venulesPortion of vascular System where blood/tissue gas exchange occurs.

Likewise, Capilla ries are veins and arteries that have branched into smalled vessels called venules and arterioles that have branched into even smaller vessels.

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