• intestinal
  • Furthermore, viable bacteria translocated from the inflamed ileum to extra-intestinal including systemic compartments. (translationalmicrobiome.org)
  • While the length of the intestinal tract contains lymphoid tissue, only the ileum has abundant Peyer's patches, unencapsulated lymphoid nodules that contain large numbers of lymphocytes and other cells of the immune system. (wikipedia.org)
  • By the fifth week of embryological life, the ileum begins to grow longer at a very fast rate, forming a U-shaped fold called the primary intestinal loop. (wikipedia.org)