What is the function of capillaries in the leaf?
function of capillaries in leaf
The most important function of a leaf is photosynthesis: the production of energy from sunlight, carbon dioxide and water. The shape of the leaf helps to maximize the sunlight receiving area and the veins in the leaf make it easier to move the raw materials and products of photosynthesis in and out of the leaf.
You have capillaries in the gastrointestinal tract. The capillaries unite to form the veins. You have again formation of the capillaries in the liver. Here the blood has to pass through the sinusoids to the central vein. The blood is accompanied by blood from the hepatic artery. The portal blood carry the nutrients. The hepatic artery carry the oxygen. The liver cells are metabolically active. They need both to perform the desired function. So you…