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Peyer's Patch

  • Located in the Ileum.
  • Contain M-cells (micro fold cells) - Function to transport gut lumen organisms and particles to immune cells across the epithelial barrier.


Peyer's Patches are named after Johann Conrad Peyer (1653 – 1712) a Swiss anatomist who first described these specialised structures.


Immune Images: Oesophagus MALT | Colon MALT | Peyer's patch overview | Peyer's patch detail | Cartoon - IEL development | Cartoon - IEL function | Cartoon - IEL differentiation | Mesenteric Lymph Nodes overview | Palatine Tonsil | Tonsil | Immune System Development



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Cite this page: Hill, M.A. (2024, June 18) Embryology Peyer's patch 01.jpg. Retrieved from https://embryology.med.unsw.edu.au/embryology/index.php/File:Peyer%27s_patch_01.jpg

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