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crypt

 [kript]
a blind pit or tube on a free surface.
anal c's furrows, with pouchlike recesses at the lower end, separating the rectal columns; called also anal sinuses.
c's of Lieberkühn intestinal glands on the surface of the intestinal mucous membrane.
c's of tongue deep, irregular invaginations from the surface of the lingual tonsil.
tonsillar c's epithelium-lined clefts in the palatine tonsils.

crypt

(kript), [TA]
A pitlike depression or tubular recess.
Synonym(s): crypta [TA]

crypt

(krĭpt)
n.
1. An underground vault or chamber, especially one beneath a church that is used as a burial place.
2. Anatomy A small pit, recess, or glandular cavity in the body.

crypt

A deep pit in the small intestinal mucosa, which is surrounded by connective tissue and is the site of stem cell proliferation. Differentiated mucosal cells move upwards from the crypt and are shed within 2 to 5 days at the tips of the villi.

crypt

(kript) [TA]
A pitlike depression or tubular recess.

crypt

Any small recess, pit or cavity in the body.

crypt

(kript) [TA]
A pitlike depression or tubular recess.
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5-FU induces weight loss in mice mainly due to intestinal mucositis and systemic changes, affecting crypt cell turnover, and ultimately leading to reduced villus absorptive surface area (20).
In celebration of the new partnership, THE CRYPT will be offering a free month of unlimited horror movies for those who sign up using coupon code CRYPTFREEMONTH in the next 7 days, the company mentioned that the service is at present available on the XBOX 360 and will soon to be available on the company's website and other platforms, to provide the emerging SVOD channel with titles from Cinedigm's vast library of film and TV episodes.
The Turkish army returns from Syria, after an overnight military operation to evacuate troops guarding an Ottoman tomb and to move the crypt
On d 21, villus height, crypt depth and villus height to crypt depth ratio of duodenum, jejunum, and ileum were significantly increased for birds fed with DFM (DFM 30 and DFM 60) compared to the control and virginiamycin groups (p < 0.05).
The chapel crypt had the air of a modern forensic laboratory transported to a medieval location, with more than 20 experts at work with white lights under a vaulted ceiling Saturday.
rubble following the bombing of the cathedral during the Second A third crypt contains rubble following the bombing of the cathedral during the Second World War and the funding will allow the stones to be removed and for archaeologists to investigate -gists to investigate what is inside.
During permanent damage, stem cells are recruited and are responsible for crypt structure rebuilding [8].
VISITORS to a Walsall church were given the rare opportunity to creep into the crypt.
The pillow and duvet manufacturer, based in Huddersfield Road, Mirfield, has donated bedding supplies to St George's Crypt, a Christian charity caring for the homeless in Leeds.
The intestine is comprised of the mucosa, submucosa, muscle layers, and serosa, as well as a proliferating stem cell population located at or near the crypt base of the mucosa, which undergoes terminal differentiation as these cells migrate to the luminal surface [13].
Washington, June 24 ( ANI ): The auction of Elvis Presley's Crypt in the Forest Hill Cemetery, Memphis has been called off following a worldwide outcry from the icon's fans.
Other important burial chambers include the one found in al-Sejen neighborhood in 2005 which contains a family crypt carved in stone two meters beneath the earth.