urinary bladder


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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.

urinary bladder

n
(Anatomy) a distensible membranous sac in which the urine excreted from the kidneys is stored

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.
[1720–30]
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
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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For some time after a visit to the springs, their urinary bladders are distended with fluid, which is said gradually to decrease in volume, and to become less pure.
iv) All 22 patients had some form of previous urinary bladder insult or surgery which included recurrent urinary tract infections, urinary tract instrumentation, placements of ureteric stents, cystodiathermy, and open bladder surgery.
While not always easy or even possible to diagnose, there are several underlying issues that make it easier for bacteria to colonize and thrive within the urinary bladder.
The study concluded that urinary s-Fas ''can be used as a non-invasive diagnostic biomarker for TCC of urinary bladder, both for primary and recurrent disease''.
If the patient had any doubt about the doctor's advice then, the sheer size of the stone, post- operation, convinced him that no medicine in the world could make it disappear from his urinary bladder.
This study aims to highlight the clinicopathological features of urinary bladder cancer in Yemen, and to describe the histological grading of urothelial neoplasms according to the World Health Organization and International Society of Urologic pathology (WHO/ISUP 1998) classification.
Rabbit urinary bladder smooth muscle cells were cultured as per the modified method of Atala et al.
However, radical cystectomy is the treatment of choice for patients with carcinosarcoma of the urinary bladder, although many of these patients develop local recurrence after surgery.
A decrease in the urinary bladder cancer cases was observed in most of the European countries from the mid of 19908.
Differential diagnosis: incomplete duplication of the urinary bladder, urinary bladder diverticulum and cloacal malformation.
To our knowledge, this is the first report of a case with MS with diffuse infiltration of the urinary bladder and unclassified myelodysplastic/myeloproliferative disease.
Bladder cancer consists of the uncontrolled multiplication and growth of abnormal cells in the tissues that compose the urinary bladder.

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