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This image shows several large collecting ducts near the end of a medullary pyramid (i.e., close to their opening into the pelvis).  The transitional epithelium of the renal pelvis is continuous with that of the ureters and bladder.

Click on a thumbnail for higher magnification images of collecting duct or transitional epithelium.

 

 

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SIUC / School of Medicine / Anatomy / David King

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Last updated:  29 August 2003 / dgk