STEVE GSCHMEISSNER / SCIENCE PHOTO LIBRARY STEVE GSCHMEISSNER / SCIENCE PHOTO LIBRARY
Colon. Coloured scanning electron micrograph (SEM) of the surface of the human colon. Absorptive cells predominate with characteristic microvilli to increase the surface area and remove water and any remaining nutrients from the already digested food. Magnification: x2300 when printed at 10 centimetres wide.
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