Circular folds

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Circular folds --> plicae circulares

The numerous folds of the mucous membrane of the small intestine, running transversely for about two-thirds of the circumference of the gut.

Synonym: circular folds, Kerckring's folds, Kerckring's valves, valvulae conniventes.

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