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Figure 1: Intact PVS tissue identified on the surface of the abdominal organs in rat. (a) Representative example of a PVS tissue composed of two PNs (arrows) and a PV (arrowhead) on the surface of the small intestine (PN1, 1.22 × 0.86 mm; PN2, 1.17 × 0.77 mm; PV, 0.19 mm). (b) PVS tissue composed of an enlarged PN (arrow) and a typical PV (arrowheads) on the surface of the liver (PN, 2.57 × 1.11 mm; PV, 0.17 mm).