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The gut-associated lymphoid tissues and gastrointestinal immunity

  • Delphine M. V. Parrott

Abstract

Lymphoid cells of a variety of types are to be found in the mucosa along the whole length of the gastrointestinal tract, some in the loose connective tissue, the lamina propria, others between the epithelial cells and at various sites there are organized lymphoid tissues, e.g. tonsils, Peyer’s patches and appendix.

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Lamina Propria Germinal Centre Thoracic Duct Intraepithelial Lymphocyte Popliteal Lymph Node 
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