- a distensible membranous sac (usually containing liquid or gas) 2. [n] - a bag that fills with airFound on http://www.webdictionary.co.uk/definition.php?query=bladder
A hollow sac-shaped organ that stores the urine until it can be removed from the body.
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A muscular sack in the abdomen that collects urine before it is passed out of the body.Found on http://www.cancerhelp.org.uk/utilities/glossary/index.htm?search=b
Organ in which urine is stored before it is discharged from the body. Some people with autism find it difficult to control their bladders.Found on http://www.researchautism.net/glossary.ikml?l=b
an organ located in the pelvis whose function is to collect and store urine until it is expelled Found on http://www.medichecks.com/glossary.cfm?ltr=B
The bladder is a small organ near the pelvis that holds urine until it is ready to be passed from the body.
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The pouch situated in the anterior part of the pelvis which serves as a storage tank for urine before it is discharged.
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Bladder: Any pouch or other flexible enclosure that can hold liquids or gases but usually refers to the hollow organ in the lower abdomen that stores urine -- the urinary bladder. The kidneys filter waste from the blood and produce urine, which enters the bladder through two tubes called ureters. Urine leaves the bladder through another tube, the u...Found on http://www.medterms.com/script/main/art.asp?articlekey=2472
Blad'der noun [ Middle English bladder , bleddre , Anglo-Saxon bl...dre , bl...ddre ; akin to Icelandic bla...ra , SW. bläddra , Danish blære , Dutch blaar , Old High German blātara the bladder in the body of animals, German Found on http://www.encyclo.co.uk/webster/B/61
Blad'der transitive verb
[ imperfect & past participle Bladdered
; present participle & verbal noun Bladdering
To swell out like a bladder with air; to inflate. [ Obsolete] G. Fletcher. 2.
To put up in bladd...Found on http://www.encyclo.co.uk/webster/B/61
A membranous sac that serves as a reservoir for urine. Contraction of the bladder results in urination. ... (27 Sep 1997) ... Found on http://www.encyclo.co.uk/local/20973
a distensible membranous sac (usually containing liquid or gas)Found on http://wordnetweb.princeton.edu/perl/webwn?s=bladder
a bag that fills with airFound on http://wordnetweb.princeton.edu/perl/webwn?s=bladder
(blad´әr) a membranous sac, such as one serving as a receptacle for secretion. Called also cyst and vesica. urinary bladder.Found on http://www.encyclo.co.uk/local/21001
• (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 bladder; the gall bladder; -- applied especially to ...Found on http://thinkexist.com/dictionary/meaning/bladder/
membranous sac in animals that serves as the receptacle of a fluid or gas. gallbladder; swim bladder; urinary bladder.Found on http://www.britannica.com/eb/a-z/b/75
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 hold liquids or gases but usually refers to the hol...Found on http://www.wordinfo.info/words/index/info/view_unit/2286/
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: detrusorFound on http://www.medilexicon.com/medicaldictionary.php?t=10548
the part of the urinary tract that receives urine from the kidneys and stores it until urinationFound on http://www.encyclo.co.uk/local/21166
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 abdomen.Found on http://www.pregnology.com/AZ/B/4
A thin, elastic sac or membrane inside the body that stores the urine (wee).Found on http://www.kidney.org.au/KidneyDisease/KidneyGlossary/tabid/679/Default.xht
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 the urine passes through the urethra. Though the u...Found on http://www.probertencyclopaedia.com/browse/EB.HTM
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 urethraFound on http://www.talktalk.co.uk/reference/encyclopaedia/hutchinson/m0008156.html
The musculomembraneous sac used for urine collection from the kidneys (via the ureters) and discharge through the urethra.Found on http://www.encyclo.co.uk/local/21447
A hollow, distensible organ with muscular walls that stores urine and expels it through the urethra.Found on http://www.emc.maricopa.edu/faculty/farabee/biobk/biobookglossb.html
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