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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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