noun a bag that fills with air
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(blad´әr) a membranous sac, such as one serving as a receptacle for secretion. Called also cyst and vesica. urinary bladder.
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• (v. t.) To put up in bladders; as, bladdered lard. • (n.) A distended, membranaceous pericarp. • (n.) Any vesicle or blister, especially if filled with air, or a thin, watery fluid. • (n.) A bag or sac in animals, which serves as the receptacle of some fluid; as, the urinary bl...
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membranous sac in animals that serves as the receptacle of a fluid or gas. gallbladder; swim bladder; urinary bladder.
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bladder 1. A bag that fills with air. 2. A distensible membranous sac (usually containing liquid or gas). 3. An inflatable part of something, especially a football, that resembles a bag. 4. In medicine, a blister or small sac filled with fluid. 5. Any pouch or other flexible enclosure that can h...
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Type: Term Pronunciation: blad′er Definitions: 1. A distensible musculomembranous organ serving as a receptacle for fluid, such as the urinary bladder or gallbladder. See: detrusor
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[disambiguation] Bladder usually refers to an anatomical hollow organ Bladder may also refer to: ==Biology== ==Technology== ...
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the part of the urinary tract that receives urine from the kidneys and stores it until urination
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A hollow and muscular balloon-shaped organ that stores urine until it is expelled from the body. The average capacity of the adult bladder is about half a liter. During pregnancy, women may feel the need to urinate more often due to increased pressure on the bladder from the growing uterus and abdom...
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A thin, elastic sac or membrane inside the body that stores the urine (wee).
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The bladder is a sac-like organ composed of musculomembranous fiber. Located in the pelvis, the bladder stores urine until it is excreted. The urine is passed to the bladder through ureters from each kidney in peristaltic waves. During excretion, the urethral orifice below the bladder is opened and ...
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Hollow elastic-walled organ which stores the urine produced in the kidneys. It is present in the urinary systems of some fishes, most amphibians, some reptiles, and all mammals. Urine enters the bladder through two ureters, one leading from each kidney, and leaves it through the urethra
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The musculomembraneous sac used for urine collection from the kidneys (via the ureters) and discharge through the urethra.
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