Mucous Membrane of the Ileum
The mucous membrane of the ileum. Labels: 1, cellular structure of the epithelium, or outer layer; 2, a vein; 3, fibrous layer; 4, villi covered with epithelium; 5, a villus partially uncovered; 7, a villus stripped of its epithelium; 8, lymphatics or lacteals; 9, orifices of the glands opening between the villi; 10, 11, 12, glands; 13, capillaries surrounding the orifices of the gland.
GalleriesHuman Digestive System
Steele, Joel Dorman Hygienic Physiology (New York, NY: A. S. Barnes & Company, 1888)