- glands of large intestine
- see glandulae intestinales.
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Large intestine — Infobox Anatomy Name = Large intestine Latin = intestinum crassum GraySubject = 249 GrayPage = 1177 Caption = Front of abdomen, showing the large intestine, with the stomach and small intestine in dashed outline. Caption2 = Front of abdomen,… … Wikipedia
intestine — The digestive tube passing from the stomach to the anus. It is divided primarily into the intestinum tenue (small i.) and the intestinum crassum (large i.). SYN: bowel, gut (1), intestinum (1). [L. intestinum] large i. [TA] the portion of the… … Medical dictionary
intestine — bowel; = gut; n. the part of the alimentary canal that extends from the stomach to the anus. It is divided into two main parts – the small intestine and the large intestine. The small intestine is divided into the duodenum, jejunum, and ileum. It … The new mediacal dictionary
Intestine, small — The tubelike organ that receives the products of digestion from the stomach. It has three parts, the duodenum, the jejunum, and the ileum. The duodenum is rich in glands that produce digestive enzymes, and also receives bile from the liver.… … Medical dictionary
small intestine — Anat. intestine (def. 2). [1760 70] * * * Long, narrow, convoluted tube in which most digestion takes place. It extends 22–25 ft (6.7–7.6 m), from the stomach to the large intestine. The mesentery, a membrane structure, supports it and contains… … Universalium
Lieberkühn's glands — (crypts of Lieberkühn) simple tubular glands in the mucous membrane of the intestine. In the small intestine they lie between the villi. They are lined with columnar epithelium in which various types of secretory cells are found. In the large… … Medical dictionary
Lieberkühn's glands — crypts of Lieberkühn simple tubular glands in the mucous membrane of the intestine. In the small intestine they lie between the villi. They are lined with columnar epithelium in which various types of secretory cells are found. In the large… … The new mediacal dictionary
Brunner's glands — Section of duodenum. (Duodenal glands in submucosa labeled at right, fourth from the top.) Latin glandulae duodenales Gray s … Wikipedia
gland — An organized aggregation of cells functioning as a secretory or excretory organ. SYN: glandula (1) [TA]. [L. glans, acorn] accessory g. a small mass of glandular structure, detached from but lying near another and larger g., to which it is… … Medical dictionary
glandula — 1. [NA] SYN: gland. 2. SYN: glandule. [L. gland, dim. of glans, acorn] glandulae areolares [TA] SYN: areolar glands, under gland. g. atrabiliaris SYN: suprarenal gland. g. basilaris SYN: pituitary gland. glandulae bronchiales [TA] SYN: bronchial… … Medical dictionary