|Description:||Low power micrograph of the ureter from a horse. This is a typical
hollow organ. The mucosa contains the transitional epithelium
(urothelium). There are mucous glands the secretion of which gives the
equine urine the stingy characteristic. The lamina propria is quite
thick. There are two layers of smooth muscle cells in the upper portion
of the ureter and three layers in the lower portion. The adventitia is
made up of connective tissue whioch contains blood vessels and nerves.
PK1095. Trichrome. L2e. Urinary system. Ureter. Horse.|