intestinal glands(redirected from Crypts of Lieberkuhn)
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tubular glands in the mucous membrane of the small and large intestines.
See Lieberkühn's glands.
in·tes·ti·nal glands(in-tes'ti-năl glandz) [TA]
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