50.3 MB (2.5 MB compressed)
4725 x 3723 pixels
40.1 x 31.5 cm ⏐ 15.8 x 12.4 in (300dpi)
STEVE GSCHMEISSNER / SCIENCE PHOTO LIBRARY STEVE GSCHMEISSNER / SCIENCE PHOTO LIBRARY
Intestinal villi. Coloured scanning electron micrograph (SEM) of a section through a part of the small intestine, showing the villi that cover its inner surface. Villi are finger-like projections that line the surface of the small intestine and increase the surface area available for the absorption of nutrients from digested food. Magnification: x35 when printed 10 centimetres wide.
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