intestinal villi

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intestinal villi

[in′tes·tən·əl ′vil‚ī]
(anatomy)
Fingerlike projections of the small intestine, composed of a core of vascular tissue covered by epithelium and containing smooth muscle cells and an efferent lacteal end capillary.
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Supplementation with calcium butyrate influenced the intestinal villus height, by increasing villus height values, whereas the combination of calcium butyrate with B.
It has been reported that intestinal villus length crypt depth mucosa thickness and villus surface area represent key parameters for intestinal digestion and absorption functions (Han 1991).
Our results show that AAAs correlate with severity of intestinal villus damage in CD patients: The AAA ELISA was positive in 51 of the 58 CD patients studied, and all patients with severe intestinal mucosa damage were positive for AAAs.
Effect of diets different qualities of barley on growth performance and serum amylase and intestinal villus morphology.
Our results, in general, seem to suggest an increase in intestinal villus height and crypt depth in birds fed enzyme treated PKE.
The intestinal villus and crypt morphology has been associated with intestine function and growth in animals.
Some researchers have indicated that probiotic addition resulted in an increase of intestinal villus height (Chichlowski et al.
2000), Gln could improve the intestinal villus height, intestinal relative weights, villus density, microvilli width, and surface area of the tip of the enterocytes in poults (Yi et al.
The intestinal crypt and epithelium mucosae of mammals was divided into the five regions, including the region of the stem cell and Paneth's cell in basilar part, the region of proliferation cell in the middle part of intestinal gland, the region of maturation in upper half of intestinal gland, function region and shedding part of upper half of intestinal villus.