Fallopian tube, SEM

Fallopian tube, SEM

P616/0495 Rights Managed

Request low-res file

530 pixels on longest edge, unwatermarked

Request/Download high-res file

Uncompressed file size: 31.3MB

Downloadable file size: 7.6MB

Price image Pricing

Please login to use the price calculator


Caption: Fallopian tube. Coloured scanning electron micrograph (SEM) of the epithelium of a fallopian tube (oviduct), one of two muscular tubes connecting the ovary to the uterus (womb). There are two different types of epithelial columnar cells: ciliated (yellow, hair-like) and secretory (orange). The beat of the ciliated cells facilitates the transport of the ovum (egg) from the ovary towards the uterus. The secretory cells are covered by a vast number of microvilli and secrete substances that maintain a moist environment and provide nutrients to the ovum.

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

Keywords: anatomical, anatomy, biological, biology, cell, cells, cilia, ciliated cell, cilium, coloured, epithelial columnar cells, epithelium, fallopian tube, false-colour, false-coloured, female, microvilli, oviduct, reproduction, reproductive system, scanning electron micrograph, scanning electron microscope, secretory cell, sem, simple columnar cell, uterine tube, villli

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