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blad·der

 (blăd′ər)
n.
1.
a. Anatomy Any of various distensible membranous sacs, such as the urinary bladder or the swim bladder, that serve as receptacles for fluid or gas.
b. Medicine A blister, pustule, or cyst filled with fluid or air; a vesicle.
c. An item resembling one of the membranous sacs in animals: the bladder of a buoyancy compensator.
2. Botany Any of various hollow or inflated saclike organs or structures, such as the floats of certain seaweeds or the specialized traps of bladderworts.

[Middle English bladdre, from Old English blǣdre; see bhlē- in Indo-European roots.]

bladder

(ˈblædə)
n
1. (Anatomy) anatomy a distensible membranous sac, usually containing liquid or gas, esp the urinary bladder.
2. an inflatable part of something
3. (Pathology) a blister, cyst, vesicle, etc, usually filled with fluid
4. (Botany) a hollow vesicular or saclike part or organ in certain plants, such as the bladderwort or bladderwrack
[Old English blǣdre]
ˈbladdery adj

blad•der

(ˈblæd ər)

n.
1.
a. a distensible saclike organ serving as a receptacle for liquids or gases.
c. an air-filled float, as in certain seaweeds.
2. something resembling a bladder, as the inflatable lining of a football or basketball.
[before 900; Middle English; Old English blǣd(d)re bladder, blister, pimple; c. Old High German blātara; akin to blow 2]
blad′der•less, adj.
blad′der•like`, adj.

blad·der

(blăd′ər)
1. A sac-shaped organ that stores the urine secreted by the kidneys, found in all vertebrates except birds and a few species of mammals known as monotremes. In mammals, the bladder is connected to each kidney by a ureter.
2. An air bladder.

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A sac, especially the muscular bag inside the pelvis where urine collects before being expelled from the body.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.bladder - a distensible membranous sac (usually containing liquid or gas)bladder - a distensible membranous sac (usually containing liquid or gas)
gall bladder, gallbladder - a muscular sac attached to the liver that stores bile (secreted by the liver) until it is needed for digestion
urinary bladder - a membranous sac for temporary retention of urine
sac - a structure resembling a bag in an animal
2.bladder - a bag that fills with airbladder - a bag that fills with air    
bag - a flexible container with a single opening; "he stuffed his laundry into a large bag"
football - the inflated oblong ball used in playing American football

bladder

noun
Related words
adjective cystic, vesical
Translations
مَثَانَةمَثانَه
močový měchýř
blære
virtsarakko
mjehur
òvagblaîra
膀胱
방광
pūslė
pūslis
močový mechúr
urinblåsa
กระเพาะปัสสาวะ
bàng quang

bladder

[ˈblædəʳ] N (Anat) → vejiga f; [of football etc] → cámara f de aire

bladder

[ˈblædər]
nvessie f
modif [failure, problems] → de vessie bladder cancerbladder cancer ncancer m de la vessie

bladder

n
(Anat, Bot) → Blase f; with all that beer in your bladdermit dem vielen Bier im Bauch
(Ftbl) → Blase f

bladder

[ˈblædəʳ] n (Anat) → vescica (urinaria)

bladder

(ˈblӕdə) noun
the bag-like part of the body in which the urine collects.

bladder

مَثَانَة močový měchýř blære Blase κύστη vejiga virtsarakko vessie mjehur vescica 膀胱 방광 blaas blære pęcherz moczowy bexiga мочевой пузырь urinblåsa กระเพาะปัสสาวะ sidik torbası bàng quang 膀胱

blad·der

n. vejiga; saco musculomembranoso situado en la cavidad pélvica;
___ calculicálculos, piedras de la ___;
___ infectioninfección de la___;
___ irrigationirrigación de la ___;
___,neurogenic___ neurogénica;;
___ removalcistectomía.

bladder

n vejiga; neurogenic — vejiga neurogénica, vejiga neurógena (esp. Esp); overactive — vejiga hiperactiva
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