Peyer's glands
Peyer's glands Pey"er's glands` [So called from J. K. Peyer, who described them in 1677.] (Anat.) Patches of lymphoid nodules, in the walls of the small intestiness; agminated glands; -- called also {Peyer's patches}. In typhoid fever they become the seat of ulcers which are regarded as the characteristic organic lesion of that disease. [1913 Webster]

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