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  Capillary



Capillary

   A small, blood-containing vessel connecting the veins and arteries.

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Veins
Blood vessels that carry blood from the arms, legs, head and body organs back to the heart.

Arteries
Blood vessels that carry blood away from the heart to the arms, legs, head, body and organs.



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Capillaries
Tiny blood vessels between arteries and veins that distribute oxygen-rich blood to the body.

Capital and codeine
Capital and codeine is a prescription or over-the-counter drug which is (or once was) approved in the United States and possibly in other countries. Active ingredient(s): acetaminophen; codeine phosphate.

Capital Health System
Capital Health System is a hospital in Trenton, New Jersey (USA).

Capital Medical Center
Capital Medical Center is a hospital in Olympia, Washington (USA).

Capital Region Health Care Corporation
Capital Region Health Care Corporation is a hospital in Concord, New Hampshire (USA).

Capital Region Medical Center
The Capital Region Medical Center is a hospital in Jefferson City, Missouri, United States.

Capital with codeine
Capital with codeine is a prescription or over-the-counter drug which is (or once was) approved in the United States and possibly in other countries. Active ingredient(s): acetaminophen; codeine phosphate.

Capitol Region Medical Center
Capitol Region Medical Center is a hospital in Jefferson City, Missouri (USA).

Capitrol
Capitrol is a prescription or over-the-counter drug which is (or once was) approved in the United States and possibly in other countries. Active ingredient(s): chloroxine.



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The amount of energy needed to raise the temperature of one kilogram of water one degree. Commonly used to express the amount of energy-producing value in food.

Calv?-Perthes
A disease in children affecting the growth plate of the head of the thigh, caused by interference in the blood supply.

Candida
The class of yeast that causes thrush and vaginal yeast infections.

Canker
An open sore on the lip or skin inside the mouth.

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The class of plants that includes marijuana and other hemps.

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Carbon dioxide
An odorless, colorless gas produced as the end product of aerobic respiration.

Carbon monoxide
An odorless, colorless, poisonous gas produced from the incomplete combustion of carbon. Prevents the blood from carrying oxygen.

Carbuncle
A hard, painful, pus-filled infection of the skin. Carbuncles are larger than boils and frequently have more than one opening.

Carcinogen
A cancer-causing substance.

Cardiomegaly
Enlargement of the heart.

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