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Eyelash hair. Coloured scanning electron micrograph (SEM) of two eyelash hairs. The shafts of the hairs have an outer lining (cuticle) of flat overlapping scales which prevent the hair matting together. Eyelashes prevent foreign bodies from entering the eye. Magnification unknown.
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