Lieberkuhn, Johann N.

(redirected from Lieberkuhn crypts)


(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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Pericryptal myofibroblasts are in close contact with intestinal epithelial stem cells (ISCs) at the bottom of Lieberkuhn crypts, wherein they nurture, regulate, and maintain intestinal stem cells (ISCs) similar to BM-MSCs and HSCs in the hematopoietic niche.