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Small Intestine: Jejunum
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Slide 37: Jejunum villi - note brush border, goblet cells and capillaries filled with intensly staining red cells. Plastic embedded section. What's happening at the tip of one of the villi? (Ans: an effete cell is being extruded). The basal aspect of many of the cells of the lining epithelium have shrunken away from the basal lamina (artifact).