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.
References in classic literature ?
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.
Complete duplication of the urinary bladder is a rare anomaly with only about 50 reported cases.
Case of carcinosarcoma of urinary bladder obtained a pathologically complete response by neoadjuvant chemoradiotherapy.
Endometrioid carcinoma of the urinary bladder complicating vesical mullerianosis: a case report and review of the literature.
In addition, the umbilical cord was attached to her urinary bladder instead of her lower abdomen, explained Dr Ameen Al Gohary, consultant and head of paediatric surgery at Al Noor Hospital on Abu Dhabi's Airport Road.
Experimental cystoplasty with fresh autogenous and acellular allogenic urinary bladder and seromuscular layer of rumen in goats.
Carcinoma arising in urinary bladder diverticula: Imaging findings in six patients.
By Noimot Olayiwola/Staff Reporter A good number of people in Qatar are increasingly suffering from dysfunctional urinary bladder (neurogenic bladder) due to spinal cord injury sustained in road traffic accidents and fall from heights, a senior Urology consultant at the Hamad Medical Corporation stated yesterday.
Inflammatory myofibroblastic tumor of the urinary bladder in a 27-year-old woman with systemic lupus erythematosus.
KRAS mutation is present in a small subset of primary urinary bladder adenocarcinomas.
The prevailing theories on its histogenesis include the following: (1) these tumors arise from mullerian elements in the urinary bladder and are histogenetically identical to CCA arising in the female genital tract (5); (2) CCA of the urinary bladder is a variant of vesical adenocarcinoma of mesonephric derivation; and (3) CCA is a morphologic expression of urothelial (transitional cell) carcinoma with glandular differentiation.
Although MPUC has been well studied in the urinary bladder, there have been only a few studies of this tumor in the upper urinary tract, including the renal pelvis and ureter.

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