intestinal glands

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in·tes·ti·nal glands

[TA]
tubular glands in the mucous membrane of the small and large intestines.

in·tes·ti·nal glands

(in-tes'ti-năl glandz) [TA]
The tubular glands in the mucous membrane of the small and large intestines.
Synonym(s): intestinal follicles, Lieberkühn glands.

Galeati,

Domenico, Italian physician, 1686-1775.
Galeati glands - the tubular glands in the mucous membrane of the small and large intestines. Synonym(s): intestinal glands

Lieberkühn,

(Lieberkuhn), Johann N., German anatomist and physician, 1711-1756.
lieberkühn - concave reflector on a microscope; directs a concentrated beam of light on the material being examined.
Lieberkühn crypts - Synonym(s): Lieberkühn glands
Lieberkühn follicles - Synonym(s): Lieberkühn glands
Lieberkühn glands - the tubular glands in the mucous membrane of the small and large intestines. Synonym(s): intestinal glands; Lieberkühn crypts; Lieberkühn follicles
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These polyps develop from a focal abnormality in the cellular replication, resulting in the expansion of the proliferative zone of the crypts of Lieberkuhn.[1,7,10] The individual cells differentiate and mature as usual.
Adenomas result from the unrestricted proliferation of the cells in the crypts of Lieberkuhn, and mitotic activity is present throughout the length of the epithelium of the crypt.
By an additional acute inflammation which finally destroys so much of the mucosa that it cannot be regenerated by the decreased number of functioning crypts of Lieberkuhn, before adhesion to the opposite wall occurs.
These nodules are thought to arise from pericellular mucosal nerve plexuses, possibly owing to stimulation by argentaffin cells that had migrated from the crypts of Lieberkuhn. Most often these nodules are not grossly evident, but on occasion large ganglioneuromatous nodules may be grossly visible.