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solitary lymphoid nodules

 

Definition: minute collections of lymphoid tissue in the mucosa of the small and large intestines, being especially numerous in the cecum and appendix.

Synonym(s): noduli lymphoidei solitariiTA, folliculi lymphatici solitarii, solitary follicles, solitary glands, solitary lymphatic follicles, solitary nodules of intestine

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