Section of mucous membrane of the small intestine. One the left a villus is seen in seen in section. Labels: a, the epithelial covering; c, the blood-vessels; d, the basement membrane, or subepithelial layer; e, spaces for reception of the chyle; f, origin of a lacteal vessel. On the right is a follicular depression in the mucous membrane, with b, the cells lining it; and c, the subepithelial layer.
GalleriesMammal Anatomy: Internal Organs
Vaughn, I. Strangeway's Veterinary Anatomy (Toronto, CAN: J. A. Carveth & Co., Ltd., 1904)