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Johann N., German anatomist, 1711-1756. See: crypts of Lieberkühn, Lieberkühn follicles, Lieberkühn glands.


A concave reflector around the objective of a microscope, for the purpose of directing a concentrated beam of light on the material being examined.
[J.N. Lieberkühn]
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(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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Histopathological results showed abscess in crypt of Lieberkuhn, high aberrant crypt foci, and enlargement of nucleus and proliferation of cells in DMH group.
4 se pueden observar las microvellosidades del ciego, donde se pueden observar criptas de Lieberkuhn poco profundas (flecha completa) y microvellosidades aplanadas (punta de flecha) y relativamente gruesas, que presentaron los animales parasitados de los tres tipos geneticos.
Los cambios intestinales de las poblaciones de mucinas estudiadas en vellosidades y criptas (Lieberkuhn) entre cada una de las dietas y periodos de exposicion, se pueden observar en la tabla 3.
neural crest cells situated at the base of crypts of Lieberkuhn. Other common sites of this neoplasm are appendix-30-45%, small bowel-25-35% (Duodenum 2%, jejunum 7%, ileum 91%, multiple sites 15-35%), rectum 10-15%, caecum-5%, and stomach-0.5%.
The intestinal villi (V) are lined by a simple columnar epithelium which is continuous with that of the Crypts of Lieberkuhn (CL).
Selection of multipotent stem cells during morphogenesis of small intestinal crypts of Lieberkuhn is perturbed by stimulation of Lef-1/beta-catenin signaling.
Progressive activation of p44/42 MAPK in response to ischemia and reperfusion was chiefly localized to the crypts of Lieberkuhn, circular and longitudinal muscle layers, whereas p38 MAPK was prominently activated in myenteric plexus and both muscle layers.
The mucosa is made up of villi, which extend above the surface mucosa, and the crypts of Lieberkuhn, which extend below the surface.
Crypts of Lieberkuhn (intestinal mucosal glands) were atrophied, became slit- like and wide apart from each other.
In natural outbreaks, early pathological changes were observed in crypts of Lieberkuhn in most of the cases of 1st week.