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The epithelial lining of the luminal space of the urinary bladder. [ MP:0000540 ]

Synonyms: urothelium of urinary bladder urinary bladder transitional epithelium transitional epithelium of urinary bladder bladder transitional cell epithelium

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transitional epithelium

epithelium of bladder



structure notes

5-7 cell layers thick in contracted bladder, 2-3 cells thick in distended bladder; lines renal pelvis, ureters, bladder, most of urethra but not distal urethra