50.2 MB (2.7 MB compressed)
4746 x 3697 pixels
40.1 x 31.2 cm ⏐ 15.8 x 12.3 in (300dpi)
STEVE GSCHMEISSNER / SCIENCE PHOTO LIBRARY STEVE GSCHMEISSNER / SCIENCE PHOTO LIBRARY
Parotid salivary gland. Light micrograph of a section through a parotid salivary gland showing serous acini (green) and their ducts (bright green). The parotid gland secretes alpha-amylase which is the first step in the digestion of starches during mastication. Magnification: x120 when printed at 10 centimetres wide.
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