Intestinal Villi - Model I 1

Mucosa
1. villus
2. core of villus
3. capillary
4. lacteal (central lacteal)
5. lymphatic capillary
6. lymph node
7. crypt of Lieberkuhn or intestinal crypt
8. muscularis mucosae

Submucosa
9. adipocytes
10. areolar connective tissue
11. lymph vessel
12. arteriole
13. venule
14. nerve plexus of Meissner

Muscularis Externa
15. circular muscle
16. myenteric nerve plexus
17. intermuscular lymph plexus
18. longitudinal muscle

19. Serosa with fat

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