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Key Histology Features

Instructions: Run your mouse over the histology slide want to view. Key histology features are described. If a link is present, click to view and listen to the histology audioslide.

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histology slide of transitional epithelium

Transitional Epithelium

This histology slide shows transitional epithelium. The cells are several layers thick, so it is stratified. The number of cell layers is flexible, depending on the degree of distension. The cells are round/oval. The nuclei are round. The apical cells are domed shaped cells.