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Appendix

Points of Identification:

1) Large accumulations of lymphoid tissue in the lamina propria and submucosa.

2) Intestinal villi are usually absent, and crypts do not occur as frequently as in the colon.

3) There is often fatty tissue in the submucosa.

4) The muscularis externa is thinner than in the remainder of the large intestine

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Large Intestine and Appendix

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