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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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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.
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.
Joseph Alexeevich is living poorly and has for three years been suffering from a painful disease of the bladder. No one has ever heard him utter a groan or a word of complaint.
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 January 2019, the researchers from the Washington University School of Medicine have announced that they have developed implantable device that could help to treat individuals with overactive bladders without using electronic stimulators or medications.
Continuous perfusion of low-dose gemcitabine directly into rodent bladders was associated with significant ablation of the primary tumor and a marked shift in tumor microenvironment from a T Regulator dominant to a more T Effector dominant profile.
In 2000, a new procedure for creating artificial bladders for human beings was developed.
Then they were asked to empty their bladders at the beginning.
Key Words: Bladders, bladder capacity, urology, pediatrics.
The normal saline distended bladders were uniformly dilated with no evidence of leakage.
The mice lacking the integrin protein had normal looking bladders but very little urinary control.
They then voided their bladders and had ultrasound scans for baseline bladder measurements.