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STEVE GSCHMEISSNER / SCIENCE PHOTO LIBRARY STEVE GSCHMEISSNER / SCIENCE PHOTO LIBRARY
Intestinal lining. Coloured scanning electron micrograph (SEM) of villi from the lining of the small intestine. Villi are finger-like projections that increase the surface area available for absorption of nutrients.
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