Peyer patches

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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.

Pey·er patch·es

(pī'ĕr pach'ĕz)
Collections of many lymphoid follicles closely packed together, forming oblong elevations on the mucous membrane of the small intestine.

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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After detachment from the ovary, the follicular sheath of more than 90% of the fully grown follicles examined underwent a dynamic retraction to form a cap of aggregated follicle cells at one pole of the oocyte [ILLUSTRATION FOR FIGURES 2A-H OMITTED].

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