Plicae circulares

What is Plicae circulares?

Plicae circulares meaning Plicae circulares are macroscopically visible, crescent-shaped folds of the mucosa and submucosa. Plicae circulares extend around one-half to two-thirds of the circumference of the lumen of the small intestine.

 

reference: national Cancer Institute – Glossary for Registrars

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