urinary bladder

urinary bladder

urinary bladder Word Origin noun Anatomy, Zoology.

  1. a distensible, muscular and membranous sac, in which the urine is retained until it is discharged from the body.

Origin of urinary bladder First recorded in 1720–30 Also called bladder. British Dictionary definitions for urinary bladder urinary bladder noun

  1. a distensible membranous sac in which the urine excreted from the kidneys is stored

urinary bladder in Medicine urinary bladder n.

  1. A musculomembranous elastic receptacle in the anterior part of the pelvic cavity serving as the temporary storage place for urine.

urinary bladder in Culture urinary bladder

A saclike structure that stores urine until it can be passed out of the body through the urethra.

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