PR. J. DUBOISTESSELIN - CNRI / SCIENCE PHOTO LIBRARY PR. J. DUBOISTESSELIN - CNRI / SCIENCE PHOTO LIBRARY
Small intestine lining. Light micrograph of a section through villi (finger-like projections) in the healthy mucosal lining of the ileum, the final section of the small intestine, showing intestinal glands. Villi are projections that increase the surface area for the absorption of food.
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