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Ileum - histology slide

This is a histology slide of the ileum. The mucosal lining is simple columnar with many goblet cells. Deep in the lamina propria are glands (crypts of Lieberkuhn). A lymphatic follicle (Peyer's patch) lies in the submucosa.

Histology image descriptions and photography by Frank N. Miller, M.D.; histology image courtesy of Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences.



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