plicae circulares

noun plural
plicae cir·cu·la·res | \-ˌsər-kyə-ˈlar-(ˌ)ēz \

Medical Definition of plicae circulares 

: the numerous permanent crescentic folds of mucous membrane found in the small intestine especially in the lower part of the duodenum and the jejunum

called also valvulae conniventes

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