- 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.
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- a distensible membranous sac in which the urine excreted from the kidneys is stored
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- A musculomembranous elastic receptacle in the anterior part of the pelvic cavity serving as the temporary storage place for urine.
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