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urinary bladder

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

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

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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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.
Small urinary bladder hernias are often asymptomatic, but clinical manifestations can include urinary frequency, urgency, nocturia, hematuria, and double-phase micturition.
Urothelial neoplasms of the urinary bladder occurring in young adult and pediatric patients: a comprehensive review of literature with implications for patient management.
"In this surgery, your veterinarian inserts a urinary catheter through the abdominal wall and into the urinary bladder to divert urine safely out of your cat's body while the urethral rupture heals," says Dr.
MRI showed herniation of bowel loops into the lumen of the urinary bladder through a defect in the dome with conglomerated gut loops in the supra-vesical region as a possible sequel of intraperitoneal bladder perforation (Figure 1).
An 87-year-old woman with multiple comorbidities presented to an outside urologist with gross hematuria and urinary incontinence, and the clinical diagnosis was urinary bladder neoplasm.
(4) As initially proposed by Sheldon et al (3) and Mostofi et al (5) and subsequently modified by Gopalan et al, (6) the definition of a primary glandular urachal tumor includes (1) location of the tumor in the dome and/or anterior wall of the urinary bladder; (2) epicenter of the tumor in the urinary bladder wall; (3) absence of widespread cystitis cystica/glandularis beyond the dome and/or anterior wall of the urinary bladder; and (4) absence of a known primary elsewhere.
Typically, urinary bladder in genitourinary tract is the most common anatomical site of the origin of this lesion.
BS technology uses a portable ultrasound instrument that provides non-invasive measurement of the urinary bladder volume.
The urinary bladder samples were fixed in 10% buffered formalin for 48 hours and processed routine paraffin embedding.
If a large vesical calculus is diagnosed during labour, then a caesarean section with cystolithotomy should be performed to minimise urinary bladder damage and the chances of fistula formation.
Primary localized amyloidosis of the urinary bladder is very rare, but because it presents with clinical, radiological, and cystoscopic findings that are similar to those of primary urothelial carcinoma of the bladder, it has a diagnostic importance.

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