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Ureter and Urethra

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    Ureter 4X
    A: Transitional epithelium functions to accommodate stretch in places like the bladder, urethra, and ureter. The epithelial cells have many different shapes. When the organ is full the cells are more squamous in shape. When the organ is empty the cells are more cuboidal in shape

    B: Muscularis layers are smooth muscle regularly arranged

    C: Adipose tissue
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    Ureter 20X
    A: Transitional or Uroepithelium

    B: Muscle layers of the ureter
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    Ureter 40X
    A: Transitional epithelium

    B: Smooth muscle
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    Urethra 4X
    A: Transitional epithelium.

    B: Erectile tissue called the corpus spongiosum surrounds the outside of the urethra
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    Urethra 20X
    A: Transitional epithelium

    B: Corpus spngiosum
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    Urethra 40X
    A: Transitional Epithelium

    B: Corpus spongiosum