ASTRID & HANNS-FRIEDER MICHLER / SCIENCE PHOTO LIBRARY ASTRID & HANNS-FRIEDER MICHLER / SCIENCE PHOTO LIBRARY
Intestinal capillaries. Light micrograph of the fine network of capillaries supplying the mesentery, the blood-rich membrane surrounding the intestines. The digestive system and its surrounding structures are highly vascularised to aid the absorption of nutrients into the bloodstream. Magnification: x70 when printed 10cm high.
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