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Light microscopy of the large bowel. The mucosa is shown consisting of long, tubular epithelial glands with mucous-secreting goblet cells (green) and fluid-absorbing enterocytes (yellow). The deep margin of the mucosa is defined by a strip of smooth muscle called the muscularis mucosae. Magnification x50 when narrow width printed at 10 cm.
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