villi


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vil·li

 (vĭl′ī)
n.
Plural of villus.

villi

(ˈvɪlaɪ)
n
1. (Anatomy) the plural of villus
2. (Botany) the plural of villus
3. (Zoology) the plural of villus
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5) Any location in the vascular tree can be involved starting from umbilical vessels through chorionic vessels and stem villi ending with the terminal villi.
The objective of the present study was to investigate the effect of in ovo injection of [alpha] - galactosides on the development of the intestinal villi in the small intestine of broiler chickens.
For a person who does not have tolerance for gluten, consuming wheat or any food product with gluten in them will cause their immune system to affect the villi that line the inner wall of the small intestine.
We discarded the first 1-2 mL of the AC specimen and dissected chorionic villi from maternal decidua carefully to avoid maternal cell contamination.
There were noteworthy improvements in weight gain, carcass characteristics and increase in size of intestinal villi in the butyric acid-supplemented birds [5].
Aging in intestinal stem cells leads to changes in villi, the finger-shaped protuberances that line the small intestine and absorb nutrients, and crypts, the valleys between villi where the intestinal stem cells live.
In addition, the root extract decreased the number of parasitic stages and the number of goblet cells in the jejunal villi in the infected mice.
In the small intestines, the mucosa and the submucosa are folded to form the villi.
A many complexes folded of intestinal anterior surface known as villi which absorptive and highly increased the surface area of intestinal tract, in between the villi crypts cells migrate upward the villi.
In the human body, villi are used to absorb the products of digestion and increase the surface area over which this process can take place.
A few of its fibres penetrate the core of the intestinal villi.