Mucous membrane in colon

Mucous membrane in colon

P520/0181 Rights Managed

Request low-res file

530 pixels on longest edge, unwatermarked

Request/Download high-res file

Uncompressed file size: 31.7MB

Downloadable file size: 4.5MB

Price image Pricing

Please login to use the price calculator


Credit: SUSUMU NISHINAGA/SCIENCE PHOTO LIBRARY

Caption: Mucous membrane. Coloured scanning electron micrograph (SEM) of the inside of a colon, showing the mucous membrane. A mucous membrane consists of an epithelial surface layer containing glands that secrete mucus. Below this are layers of connective tissue. The colon is the part of the large intestine joining the rectum and the cecum. It is mainly responsible for absorbing water from faeces.

Release details: Model release not required. Property release not required.

Keywords: absorptive, anatomy, biological, biology, colon, coloured, epithelial, epithelium, false-colour, false-coloured, images, large intestine, lining, magnified image, mammal, microscopic photos, mucosa, mucosal, mucous membrane, mucus, nature, rat, scanning electron micrograph, scanning electron microscope, sem, subjects, zoological, zoology

Licence fees: A licence fee will be charged for any media (low or high resolution) used in your project.