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still layer

still layer in Medicine

still layer n.
The layer of the bloodstream next to the wall in the capillary vessels; it flows slowly and transports the white blood cells. Also called Poiseuille's space.

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  • The air in the meshes or pores prevents this, as a still layer of air does not conduct heat readily.

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