crypt of Lieberkühn

noun
crypt of Lie·​ber·​kühn | \ -ˈlē-bər-ˌk(y)ün, -ˌkᵫ̅n How to pronounce crypt of Lieberkühn (audio) \

Medical Definition of crypt of Lieberkühn

: 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.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/crypt%20of%20Lieberk%C3%BChn. Accessed 16 Jan. 2021.

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