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This photomicrograph depicts the cytoarchitecture exhibited by a section of intestinal epithelial mucosal that had been excised from an individual with a case of tropical sprue. Note the fused and thickened intestinal villi, and the increased cellularity of the lamina propria mucosae, which is the layer lying just beneath the columnar epithelial layer.
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