transitional cell

(tran-ZIH-shuh-nul sel)

A cell that varies in shape depending on whether the tissue is being stretched. Transitional cells may be stretched without breaking apart. They line hollow organs such as the bladder.

Pronunciation of dictionary term "transitional cell"

Pronunciation of dictionary term "célula de transición"

Célula que cambia de forma dependiendo de si se extiende el tejido. Las células transicionales pueden extenderse sin romperse. Recubren los órganos huecos; por ejemplo, la vejiga.

Transitional Cell Cancer (Kidney/Ureter)