Definition of Peyer's patches

1. Noun. (biology) Patches of lymphoid tissue or lymphoid nodules on the walls of the ileal-small intestine. ¹



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Medical Definition of Peyer's patches

1. Lymphoid organs located in the sub mucosal tissue of the mammalian gut containing very high proportions of IgA secreting precursor cells. The patches have B and T dependent regions and germinal centres. A specialised epithelium lies between the patch and the intestine. Involved in gut associated immunity. This entry appears with permission from the Dictionary of Cell and Molecular Biology (11 Mar 2008)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Peyer's Patches

Petrosyan
Petrozavodsk
Petrus Stuyvesant
Pette-Doring disease
Petteria
Petteria ramentacea
Petty Bag
Petunia axillaris
Petunia hybrida
Petunia integrifolia
Peugeot
Peugeots
Peul
Peutz's syndrome
Pew
Peyer's patches
Peyton
Peyton Rous
Pez
Peziza coccinea
Peziza domicilina
Pezizaceae
Pezizales
Pezophaps
Pezophaps solitaria
Pezzer catheter
PfKIN protein kinase
Pfaffian
Pfaffians

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