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urinary bladder

n.
An elastic, muscular sac situated in the anterior part of the pelvic cavity in which urine collects before excretion.
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urinary bladder

n
(Anatomy) a distensible membranous sac in which the urine excreted from the kidneys is stored
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u′rinary blad′der


n.
a distensible, muscular sac in most vertebrates, in which urine is retained until discharged from the body. Also called bladder.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.urinary bladder - a membranous sac for temporary retention of urineurinary bladder - a membranous sac for temporary retention of urine
apparatus urogenitalis, genitourinary apparatus, genitourinary system, systema urogenitale, urinary apparatus, urinary system, urogenital apparatus, urogenital system - the system that includes all organs involved in reproduction and in the formation and voidance of urine
urinary tract - the organs and tubes involved in the production and excretion of urine
bladder, vesica - a distensible membranous sac (usually containing liquid or gas)
bladder sphincter, musculus sphincter vesicae - the sphincter muscle of the urinary bladder; made up of a thickened muscular layer of bladder around the urethral opening
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Translations

u·ri·nar·y blad·der

n. vejiga urinaria, órgano muscular en forma de saco que recoge la orina que secretan los riñones.
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