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37.1 x 33.8 cm ⏐ 14.6 x 13.3 in (300dpi)
STEVE GSCHMEISSNER / SCIENCE PHOTO LIBRARY STEVE GSCHMEISSNER / SCIENCE PHOTO LIBRARY
Bird bone tissue. Coloured scanning electron micrograph (SEM) of cancellous (spongy) bone from a bird's skull. This tissue, found in the interior of bones, is characterised by a honeycomb arrangement of trabeculae (columns) and spaces. This honeycomb structure provides support and strength to the bone. Magnification: x40 when printed 10 centimetres wide.
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