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Medical Term:

aggregated lymphoid nodules of the small intestine

Definition

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 tonuisTA, aggregate glands, aggregated lymphatic follicles of small intestine, aggregated lymphatic nodules1, agmen peyerianum, agminate glands, agminated glands, folliculi lymphatici aggregati, Peyer glands, Peyer patches

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