from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Discovered or described by and named after the Swiss anatomist Johann K. Peyer (1653–1712): specifically noting the agminate or clustered glands of the intestine, also called Peyer's glands and Peyer's patches. See gland.
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