Peyer's patch


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Noun1.Peyer's patch - any of several lymph nodes in the walls of the intestines near the junction of the ileum and colonPeyer's patch - any of several lymph nodes in the walls of the intestines near the junction of the ileum and colon
lymph gland, lymph node, node - the source of lymph and lymphocytes
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1983) Blood vessels of the Peyer's patch in the mouse: III.
Peyer's patch is the immune sensor of the intestinal tract and is able to transport luminal antigens (Jung et al.
Lymphocyte depletion in ileal Peyer's patch follicles in lambs infected with eimeria ovinoidalis.
Dietary fructooligosaccharides induce immunoregulation of intestinal IgA secretion by murine Peyer's patch cells.
Development of Peyer's Patch and Cecal Tonsil in gut associated lymphoid tissues in chicken embryo.