Medical Definition of Capillary permeability factor

1. A mixture of bioflavonoids extracted from plants (especially citrus fruits). It reduces the permeability and fragility of capillaries and is useful in the treatment of certain cases of purpura that are resistant to vitamin C therapy. See: hesperidin, quercetin, rutin. Synonym: capillary permeability factor, citrin, permeability vitamin. (05 Mar 2000)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Capillary Permeability Factor

capillary bed
capillary circulation
capillary drainage
capillary electrophoresis
capillary fracture
capillary fragility
capillary fragility test
capillary fringe
capillary haemangioma
capillary lake
capillary leak syndrome
capillary loops
capillary nevus
capillary pericyte
capillary permeability
capillary permeability factor (current term)
capillary pulse
capillary refill
capillary refills
capillary resistance
capillary resistance test
capillary tube
capillary tubing
capillary vein
capillary vessel
capillary wave
capillary zone electrophoresis

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