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Ureter. Light micrograph( LM) of a section through an entire ureter. The ureter is the tube that carries urine from the kidney to the urinary bladder. A fibroelastic, lamina propria lies underneath the transitional epithelium (purple).The tube has thick muscular wall (pink) which is able to contract and squeeze urine into the bladder by peristalsis. Magnification: X 30 when printed at 10cm.
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