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intestinal glands


Definition: tubular glands in the mucous membrane of the small and large intestines.

Synonym(s): glandulae intestinalesTA, crypts of Lieberkühn, Galeati glands, intestinal follicles, Lieberkühn follicles, Lieberkühn glands

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