A Histology Tour of the GI Tract- The Jejunum


This post contains many high yield images that help to identify some of the identifying features of the jejunum. If you haven't already, be sure to read A Histology Tour of the GI Tract- Small Intestines Overview before continuing...


After food has traveled through the duodenum, it continues on to the jejunum, which is the second segment of small intestine.


Functions of the Jejunum

  • Villi have absorptive function