Medical Definition of Plicae circulares

1. The numerous folds of the mucous membrane of the small intestine, running transversely for about two-thirds of the circumference of the gut. Synonym: circular folds, Kerckring's folds, Kerckring's valves, valvulae conniventes. (05 Mar 2000)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Plicae Circulares

plica uterovesicalis
plica venae cavae sinistrae
plica ventricularis
plica vesicalis transversa
plica vesicouterina
plica vestibularis
plica vestibuli
plica villosa
plica vocalis
plicae adiposae
plicae alares
plicae ampullares tubae uterinae
plicae caecales
plicae ciliares
plicae circulares (current term)
plicae epiglottica
plicae gastricae
plicae gastropancreaticae
plicae iridis
plicae palmatae
plicae recti
plicae transversales recti
plicae tubariae tubae uterinae
plicae tunicae mucosae vesicae felleae

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