crypt of Lieberkühn


crypt of Lie·​ber·​kühn -ˈlē-bər-ˌk(y)ün, -ˌkᵫ̅n How to pronounce crypt of Lieberkühn (audio)
: any of the tubular glands of the intestinal mucous membrane

called also gland of Lieberkühn, intestinal gland, Lieberkühn's gland

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“Crypt of Lieberkühn.” Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 9 Dec. 2023.

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