Urinary System pp 323-330 | Cite as

Transitional Epithelium, Bladder, Rat

  • Bendicht U. Pauli
  • Achim D. Gruber
  • Ronald S. Weinstein
Part of the Monographs on Pathology of Laboratory Animals book series (LABORATORY)


The transitional epithelium provides a homogeneous lining of the lumen of the rat bladder. It is transparent white and of a velvety texture. The epithelium is thrown into regular folds in contracted bladders and is smooth and flat in distended bladders


Urinary bladder epithelium transitional epithelium urothelium 


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  • Bendicht U. Pauli
  • Achim D. Gruber
  • Ronald S. Weinstein

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