Oesophageal tonsil of the chicken.


The oesophageal tonsil of the chicken is a novel member of the mucosal-associated lymphoid tissue (MALT), which is located around the entrance of the proventriculus. It consists of 6 to 8 single units, which are surrounded by a thin fibrous capsule. Each one is organised around the bottom of the longitudinal folds of the oesophagus, and serves as a… (More)


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@article{Nagy2005OesophagealTO, title={Oesophageal tonsil of the chicken.}, author={No{\'e}mi Nagy and Botond Z. Igy{\'a}rt{\'o} and Andrew P. Magyar and Emese Gazdag and Vilmos Palya and Izabella Ol{\'a}h}, journal={Acta veterinaria Hungarica}, year={2005}, volume={53 2}, pages={173-88} }