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Epithelial cells of the intestine involved in food absorption have on their surface

(a) pinocytic vesicles

(b) phagocytic vesicles

(c) zymogen granules

(d) microvilli

Audio Explanation:

(d) The mucosa and sub-mucosa of small intestine are thrown into folds. Surfaces of these folds is covered by fine, finger-like projections of the epithelium.

These projections are called villi. In addition, the epithelial cells of the villi are covered on their exposed surface by cytoplasmic projections called microvilli.

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