Capillary that has endothelial cells that provide an uninterrupted lining, and only allow small molecules, like water and ions to diffuse through tight junctions which leave gaps of unjoined membrane which are called intercellular clefts. [ http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Capillary#Types ]

Synonyms: continuous capillary vessel continuous blood vessel endothelium

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Blood vessel endothelium that has tight junctions between the endothelial cells[ZFA].

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continuous endothelium
continuous blood vessel endothelium

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UBERON:2005259

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