aggregated lymphatic follicles

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aggregated lymphatic follicles pl.n.
Collections of many lymphoid follicles closely packed together, forming oblong elevations on the mucous membrane of the small intestine. Also called aggregate glands, agminate glands, Peyer's patches.

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