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Medical Term:

urinary bladder


a musculomembranous elastic bag serving as a storage place for the urine, filled via the ureters and drained via the urethra.

Synonym(s): vesica urinariaTA, vesica1TA, cystis urinaria, urocyst, urocystis

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