Intestinal villi, finger-like projections that line-up the small intestine. They increase the surface area available for the absorption of nutrients from digested food. Magnification: when printed 10 centimetres wide.
You are witnessing the ovulation of a human egg. This amazing event marks the beginning of a lifelong journey – if fertilized. This egg contains half of the genetic code necessary to generate a new human being. Once united with a single sperm cell, this egg will transform into a zygote – a human being. Life is as amazing as it is beautiful. Protect it.