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aggregated lymphoid nodules of the small intestine[TA]
collections of many lymphoid follicles closely packed together in the lamina propria, forming oblong elevations on the mucous membrane of the ileum opposite the attachment of mesentary.
Synonym(s): noduli lymphoidei aggregati intestini tonuis [TA], aggregate glands, aggregated lymphatic follicles of small intestine, aggregated lymphatic nodules (1) , agmen peyerianum, agminate glands, agminated glands, folliculi lymphatici aggregati, Peyer glands, Peyer patches
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An obsolete term for Peyer patch.
See also: gland
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Peyer,Johann Conrad, Swiss anatomist, 1653-1712.
Peyer glands - Synonym(s): Peyer patches
Peyer nodules - solitary lymph nodes.
Peyer patches - collections of many lymphoid follicles closely packed together, forming oblong elevations on the mucous membrane of the small intestine. Synonym(s): aggregate glands; aggregate lymphatic follicles; aggregate lymphatic nodules; agmen peyerianum; folliculi lymphatici aggregati; Peyer glands;
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