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can the duodenum/jejunum play any role in immune system?

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Dr. Thomas Josa
38 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Yes: More so in the lower segments of the intestine much of our immune system's cells reside along the gut wall in the form of Peyer's Patches to process any antigen that breaks through the intestinal barrier.
Answered on Nov 25, 2015

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