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Related to bladders: gall bladders, Swim bladders
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Synonyms for bladder

a distensible membranous sac (usually containing liquid or gas)

a bag that fills with air

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And the business of this officer is, when two, three, or more persons are in company, gently to strike with his bladder the mouth of him who is to speak, and the right ear of him or them to whom the speaker addresses himself.
They were awful to see, and the bones about them rattled as they ran, the bladders and the snake-skins floated in the air behind them, their faces shone with the fat of anointing, their eyes started like the eyes of fishes, and their lips twitched hungrily as they glared round the death-ring.
Joseph Alexeevich is living poorly and has for three years been suffering from a painful disease of the bladder.
The bladder of the thag would make a fine water-bottle, and its skin, I figured, would be a good sail.
He melted, as a sack of wind suddenly emptied, as a bladder of air suddenly punctured.
In 2000, a new procedure for creating artificial bladders for human beings was developed.
Key Words: Bladders, bladder capacity, urology, pediatrics.
Low frequency of maligancy in our patients can also be attributed to increased and early acceptance of patients for laparoscopic cholecystectomy at our institution before development of carcinoma in diseased gall bladders.
Post-operatively, the mean bladder leak point pressure decrease at capacity, and the volume and compliance increase was greatest in the composite engineered bladders with an omental wrap (56%, 1.
45) Figure 4 graphically represents examples of the various T stages in male and female bladders.
I even went out and found a couple of bladders to play with.
Without the bladders, "[deep-sea fish] don't have gas spaces in them that would cause them to get crushed," says Vecchione.
Palpation may reveal a mid-line mass extending upward from the suprapubic area in bladders with more than 500 ml (Newman, 2003).
Several years after surgery, seven young patients who received lab-grown bladders are doing just fine, according to a new report.
THERE YOU'LL FIND A VARIETY OF SYSTEMS, REPLACEMENT PARTS AND ACCESSORIES INCLUDING BITE VALVES AND COVERS, CLEANING SUPPLIES, BLADDERS AND DRINKING TUBES.