urothelium

noun
uro·the·li·um | \ ˌyu̇r-ə-ˈthē-lē-əm \
plural -lia\-lē-ə \

Medical Definition of urothelium 

: the transitional epithelium that lines most structures of the urinary tract The integrity of the urothelium is preserved even when it is fully stretched to accommodate a full bladder. —Gillian Pocock et al., Human Physiology, 4th edition, 2013

called also uroepithelium

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