dome epithelium

dome epithelium

embryology one of the four basic tissue types, it forms sheets of epithelial cells that line and/or cover the body, body cavities, and spaces. Epithelium also is responsible for forming glands.
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Gut-associated lymphoid tissues of young swine with emphasis on dome epithelium of aggregated lymph nodules (Peyer's patches) of the small intestine.
In addition, a study has determined that the CK18 is a useful marker for detecting M-cells existing in the dome epithelium of adult porcine small intestinal PP, and directly correlates with M-cell function (Gebert et al., 1994).