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Updated December 21, 2009

bladder

Bladder and urethra.

A.D.A.M.
Definition: 1. the flexible muscular receptacle for urine that holds urine until it fills and is ready to be released out of the body. Urine stored in the bladder drains through the urethra, and then out of the body.
Pronunciation: blad DER
Examples:
After drinking 5 glasses of water in an hour, her bladder was full.

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