Definición de Peyer's patches en inglés:

Peyer's patches

Silabificación: Pey·er's patch·es
Pronunciación: /ˌpīərz ˈpaCHəz


The numerous areas of lymphoid tissue in the wall of the small intestine that are involved in the development of immunity to antigens present there.
Más ejemplos en oraciones
  • The gut-associated lymphoid tissue includes the appendix and Peyer's patches in the small intestine.
  • Regional lymph nodes form part of the secondary lymphoid tissue, which includes organized subepithelial aggregations of lymphocytes, such as Peyer's patches in the gut or bronchus associated lymphoid tissue.
  • Our patient's unusual presentation of intussusception was secondary to the mass effect caused by lymphoid hyperplasia, specifically hypertrophied Peyer's patches in the ileum caused by Y enterocolitica infection.


mid 19th century: named after Johann K. Peyer (1653–1712), Swiss anatomist.

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