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URINARY BLADDER

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does urinary bladder mean? 

URINARY BLADDER (noun)
  The noun URINARY BLADDER has 1 sense:

1. a membranous sac for temporary retention of urine

  Familiarity information: URINARY BLADDER used as a noun is very rare.


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URINARY BLADDER (noun)


Sense 1urinary bladder [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

A membranous sac for temporary retention of urine

Classified under:

Nouns denoting body parts

Hypernyms ("urinary bladder" is a kind of...):

bladder; vesica (a distensible membranous sac (usually containing liquid or gas))

Meronyms (parts of "urinary bladder"):

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)

Holonyms ("urinary bladder" is a part of...):

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)


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