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Parent Terms Term With Siblings Child Terms
adventitia +  
arachnoid barrier layer 
blood vessel layer +  
blood vessel layer of choroid +  
capillary layer of choroid 
dermal layer of tongue 
epithelium of crypt of Lieberkuhn +  
epithelium of large intestine +  
epithelium of small intestine +  
fibrous membrane of synovial tendon sheath 
Haller's layer 
heart layer +  
hepatic cord +  
integumentary system layer +  
intervillus pockets +  
intestinal bulb epithelium 
intestinal villus +  
The tiny hair-like projections that protrude from the inside of the small intestine that contain blood vessels that capture digested nutrients that are absorbed through the intestinal wall; the villi increase the absorptive surface area of the small intestine by approximately 30-fold.
lamina of omasum 
lamina propria +  
layer of dura mater +  
layer of muscle tissue +  
layer of sclera +  
membranous layer +  
mucosa +  
parietal pleura +  
parietal serous membrane +  
Peyer's patch epithelium 
photoreceptor array +  
Sattler's layer 
scleral lamina cribrosa 
submucosa +  
subserosa +  
suprachoroid lamina 
tela choroidea +  
tendon sheath +  
testicular sheath 
tunica fibrosa of eyeball +  
tunica intima +  
uvea +  
ventricle of nervous system +  
visceral serous membrane +  

Exact Synonyms: enteric villi ;   enteric villous ;   enteric villus ;   intestinal villi ;   villus ;   villus intestinalis (intestinum tenue)
Related Synonyms: intestinal villus layer ;   small intestine villus ;   villi intestinales
Alternate IDs: UBERON:0007607
Xrefs: BTO:0003121 ;   EMAPA:35784 ;   FMA:15072 ;   MA:0001563 ;   NCI:C33874 ;   SCTID:23230007 ;   TAO:0005125 ;   UMLS:C1519988 ;   Wikipedia:Intestinal_villus ;   ZFA:0005125
Definition Sources: MGI:csmith, MGI:rbabiuk, MP:0008108

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