A 36-year-old male asked:
What is the definition or description of: bladder?
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Dr. Simon Kimm answered
15 years experience in Urology
Urine storage & void: The bladder is a muscular organ in the pelvis that accepts urine from the kidneys, stores the urine at low pressure, & expels the urine during voluntary voiding. Though seemingly a simple reservoir, the bladder is a complex organ intricately connected with the brain and spinal cord with sensory, motor, and autonomic circuits. The muscular layer that contracts during voids is called the detrusor.
Answered on Dec 9, 2013
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