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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Caption: Figure 2: The Peyer's patch (PP) is the inductive site of GALT responses.
(1983) Blood vessels of the Peyer's patch in the mouse: III.
gasseri TMC0356 to immune responses of murine Peyer's patch. Microbiol Immunol.
Yamamoto, "Peyer's patch dendritic cells capturing oral antigen interact with antigen-specific T cells and induce gut-homing [CD4.sup.+][CD25.sup.+] regulatory T cells in Peyer's patches," Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences, vol.
Nanosphere and microsphere uptake via Peyer's patch: observation of the rate of uptake in the rat after a single oral dose.
However, the surgeon notices multiple large lymph nodes in the adjacent area of Peyer's patch, which he biopsies.
(2011) CCR6hiCD11c(int) B cells promote M-cell differentiation in Peyer's patch. Int.
Table 3: Weight of the Peyer's patch from the treated mice; data are averages of each group of treatment (divided for concentration used) plus the negative control group.