Medical Dictionary

plicae circulares

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

Medical Definition of plicae circulares

  1. :  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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