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51.2 MB (51.0 MB compressed)
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37.6 x 34.0 cm ⏐ 14.8 x 13.4 in (300dpi)
STEVE GSCHMEISSNER / SCIENCE PHOTO LIBRARY STEVE GSCHMEISSNER / SCIENCE PHOTO LIBRARY
Gecko sensory organ. Coloured scanning electron micrograph (SEM) of a sensory organ in the epidermis (skin) of a gecko (family Gekkonidae). A variety of epidermal sensory organs exist in reptiles. This one may act as a tactile sensory organ (sensitive to the touch). Magnification: x2000 when printed 10 centimetres wide.
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