Please note: reference image is displayed in place of Flash media.
Capillaries are part of the circulatory system. They are tiny vessels that connect the smallest arteries and veins. Oxygen and nutrients are delivered to the cells of the body through capillary walls. The capillaries also pick up carbon dioxide and other waste products from the cells.
©2020 Medmovie.com. All rights reserved. Medmovie.com creates and licenses medical illustrations and animations for educational use. Our goal is to increase your understanding of medical terminology and help communication between patients, caregiver and healthcare professionals. The content in the Media Library is for your information and education purposes only. The Media Library is not a substitute for professional medical advice, diagnosis or treatment for specific medical conditions.