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transitional

adjective tran·si·tion·al \-ˈish-nəl, -ˈizh-ən-əl\

Medical Definition of transitional

  1. 1:  of, relating to, or characterized by transition

  2. 2:  of, relating to, or being epithelium (as in the urinary bladder) that consists of several layers of soft cuboidal cells which become flattened when stretched (as when the bladder is distended)



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