uvula vesicae

[vĭ-sīkē′, vĭ-sēkē′]


A slight projection into the cavity of the bladder just behind the urethral opening, marking the location of the middle lobe of the prostate gland.

Nearby words

  1. uviform,
  2. uvula,
  3. uvula cerebelli,
  4. uvula palatina,
  5. uvula vermis,
  6. uvular,
  7. uvulectomy,
  8. uvulitis,
  9. uvulo-,
  10. uvuloptosis

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