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Fig. 3

From: Changes in the growth, ileal digestibility, intestinal histology, behavior, fatty acid composition of the breast muscles, and blood biochemical parameters of broiler chickens by dietary inclusion of safflower oil and vitamin C

Fig. 3

Representative photomicrograph of the low (40X) and high (100X) magnification H&E stained ileum segment sections showing short and thick villi with increase goblet cells metaplasia with hypertrophic enterocytes a, b and c groups: severe active associated lymphocytic aggregations (Pyre’s Patches) with necrotic parts (arrowhead) in d group: tall and thin villi with increase absorptive surfaces which represented by brad tips and serrated surfaces due to increase proliferated enterocytes (arrowhead) in both e and f groups. (a and a: 0Vit.C+ 0Saff. Oil group, b, and b: 0Vit.C + 5 Saff. Oil group, c, and c: 0Vit.C+ 10Saff. Oil group: d and d: 400Vit.C + 0Saff. Oil, e and e: 400Vit.C + 5Saff. Oil, f and f: 400Vit.C+ 10Saff. Oil group)

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