Definition of Bladder sphincter

1. Noun. The sphincter muscle of the urinary bladder; made up of a thickened muscular layer of bladder around the urethral opening.

Exact synonyms: Musculus Sphincter Vesicae
Group relationships: Urinary Bladder
Generic synonyms: Anatomical Sphincter, Sphincter, Sphincter Muscle



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Bladder Sphincter

bladder fern
bladder fistula
bladder fucus
bladder infection
bladder inflammation
bladder ketmia
bladder neoplasms
bladder outlet obstruction
bladder polyp
bladder reflex
bladder rhabdomyosarcoma
bladder schistosomiasis
bladder senna
bladder sphincter (current term)
bladder stone
bladder worm
bladdered
bladderful
bladderfuls
bladderless
bladderlike
bladdernose
bladdernut
bladdernut family
bladdernuts
bladderpod
bladders
bladdersful

Literary usage of Bladder sphincter

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Surgery, Gynecology & Obstetrics by The American College of Surgeons, Franklin H. Martin Memorial Foundation (1922)
"Probably a contributing factor to early metastasis is the pressure exerted upon the carcinoma when the bladder sphincter contracts at the end of each act of ..."

2. The Journal of Physiology by Physiological Society (Great Britain). (1880)
"... which governs the tonic and reflex contractions of the bladder's sphincter and is ... the ureter to overcome the contraction of the bladder's sphincter. ..."

3. Studies from the Biological Laboratory by Johns Hopkins university (1879)
"He used pressure of water through the ureter to overcome the contraction of the bladder's sphincter. Budge explains these results by the fact of the nerves ..."

4. Urology: Diseases of the Urinary Organs, Diseases of the Male Genital Organs by Edward Loughborough Keyes (1917)
"Incontinence of urine is a much more difficult topic in women, be- ca use the normal woman has so slight a hold upon her bladder sphincter. ..."

5. Abdominal Pain by Norbert Ortner, Alfred P. Luger (1922)
"Painful tenesmus with or without radiation in the pelvis may be purely reflex and is due to a cramp of the bladder sphincter. The patient may be able to ..."

6. The Practitioner by Gale Group, ProQuest Information and Learning Company (1905)
"... of the bladder lies above the prostate, but maintain that the constrictor urethrae, surrounding the membranous urethra, is the true bladder sphincter. ..."

7. Surgery, Gynecology & Obstetrics by The American College of Surgeons, Franklin H. Martin Memorial Foundation (1922)
"Probably a contributing factor to early metastasis is the pressure exerted upon the carcinoma when the bladder sphincter contracts at the end of each act of ..."

8. The Journal of Physiology by Physiological Society (Great Britain). (1880)
"... which governs the tonic and reflex contractions of the bladder's sphincter and is ... the ureter to overcome the contraction of the bladder's sphincter. ..."

9. Studies from the Biological Laboratory by Johns Hopkins university (1879)
"He used pressure of water through the ureter to overcome the contraction of the bladder's sphincter. Budge explains these results by the fact of the nerves ..."

10. Urology: Diseases of the Urinary Organs, Diseases of the Male Genital Organs by Edward Loughborough Keyes (1917)
"Incontinence of urine is a much more difficult topic in women, be- ca use the normal woman has so slight a hold upon her bladder sphincter. ..."

11. Abdominal Pain by Norbert Ortner, Alfred P. Luger (1922)
"Painful tenesmus with or without radiation in the pelvis may be purely reflex and is due to a cramp of the bladder sphincter. The patient may be able to ..."

12. The Practitioner by Gale Group, ProQuest Information and Learning Company (1905)
"... of the bladder lies above the prostate, but maintain that the constrictor urethrae, surrounding the membranous urethra, is the true bladder sphincter. ..."

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