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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.
Paul Veronese's dogs to not resemble dogs; all the horses look like bladders on legs; one man had a RIGHT leg on the left side of his body; in the large picture where the Emperor (Barbarossa?
Some lichens lay upon the black rocks; some microscopic plants, rudimentary diatomas, a kind of cells placed between two quartz shells; long purple and scarlet weed, supported on little swimming bladders, which the breaking of the waves brought to the shore.
The souls within these people's breasts were not volatile in the manner of slightly scented and inflated bladders.
Objective: To determine the awareness of risk factors for bladder cancer and false beliefs associated with this disease.
Q As a result of having treatment for prostate cancer I've had a catheter in my bladder for the past four years and I've been told it can't be taken out.
A 10-year-old male with end stage renal disease (ESRD) secondary to obstructive uropathy presents for a bladder ultrasound, which reveals a moderately distended bladder.
Vesical calculus occurs most commonly as a result of either migration from the kidney or prolonged urinary stasis in the bladder.
Objective: To determine the frequency of incidental gall bladder carcinoma in patients of a tertiary care hospital undergoing cholecystectomy.
Inguinoscrotal hernia containing the urinary bladder is rare.
com)-- The Bladder Cancer Advocacy Network (BCAN) has launched a redesigned website - bcan.
Researchers at UCLA's Jonsson Comprehensive Cancer Center led by Karim Chamie, MD, assistant professor-in-residence in the UCLA department of Urology, have found that more intense surveillance and treatment of bladder cancer in the first two years after diagnosis could reduce the number of patients whose cancer returns after treatment, and lower the disease's death rate.
BACKGROUND: Patients with end-stage bladder disease can be treated with cystoplasty using gastrointestinal segments.
The urinary bladder is involved in 1-4% of all inguinal hernias (1,2), with the incidence rising to 10% in obese males between 50 (3).