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Intestinal Mucosa

Lining of the INTESTINES, consisting of an inner EPITHELIUM, a middle LAMINA PROPRIA, and an outer MUSCULARIS MUCOSAE. In the SMALL INTESTINE, the mucosa is characterized by a series of folds and abundance of absorptive cells (ENTEROCYTES) with MICROVILLI.

Year introduced: 1967(1965)

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Tree Number(s): A03.556.124.369, A10.615.550.444

MeSH Unique ID: D007413

Entry Terms:

  • Mucosa, Intestinal
  • Intestinal Epithelium
  • Epithelium, Intestinal
  • Intestinal Glands
  • Gland, Intestinal
  • Glands, Intestinal
  • Intestinal Gland

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