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  1. Peyer's patch, Peter's glandnoun

    any of several lymph nodes in the walls of the intestines near the junction of the ileum and colon

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  1. Peyer's patch

    Peyer's patches (or aggregated lymphoid nodules) are organized lymphoid follicles, named after the 17th-century Swiss anatomist Johann Conrad Peyer. They are an important part of gut associated lymphoid tissue usually found in humans in the lowest portion of the small intestine, mainly in the distal jejunum and the ileum, but also could be detected in the duodenum.

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    Peyer's patch is an organized collection of lymphoid tissue, part of the immune system, that is found in the mucosa lining of the small intestine, particularly in the ileum. They monitor intestinal bacteria populations and prevent the growth of harmful bacteria in the intestines, helping to regulate the body's immune response. They are named after the Swiss anatomist Johann Conrad Peyer.

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  1. Peyer's patch

    Peyer's patches are organized lymphoid nodules, named after the 17th-century Swiss anatomist Johann Conrad Peyer. They are aggregations of lymphoid tissue that are usually found in the lowest portion of the small intestine, the ileum, in humans; as such, they differentiate the ileum from the duodenum and jejunum. The duodenum can be identified by Brunner's glands. The jejunum has neither Brunner's glands nor Peyer's Patches.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Peyer's patch in Chaldean Numerology is: 9

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Peyer's patch in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1


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