Relating to the abdomen and urinary bladder, or to the abdomen and the gallbladder.
A reference to the anus and the urinary bladder.
1. A bag that fills with air.
2. A distensible membranous sac (usually containing liquid or gas).
3. An inflatable part of something, especially a football, that resembles a bag.
4. In medicine, a blister or small sac filled with fluid.
5. Any pouch or other flexible enclosure that can hold liquids or gases but usually refers to the hollow organ in the lower abdomen that stores urine; that is, the urinary bladder.
6. Etymology: Old English: blædre
(West Saxon); bledre
The kidneys filter waste from the blood and produce urine, which enters the bladder through two tubes called ureters. Urine leaves the bladder through another tube, the urethra.
In women, the urethra is a short tube that opens just in front of the vagina. In men, it is longer, passing through the prostate gland and then the penis. Infection of the bladder is called cystitis.
1. A collection of fluid underneath the top layer of skin (epidermis).
2. A local swelling of the skin that contains watery fluid and is caused by burning or irritation; it is a similar swelling on a plant.
3. A raised bubble, as on a painted or laminated surface.
4. A rounded, bulging, usually transparent structure; such as, one used for observation on certain aircraft or for display and protection of packaged products.
5. Etymology: The word blister entered English in the 14th century. It came from the Middle Dutch bluyster, "blister" and was a modification of the Old French blostre which meant "a leprous nodule" that was a bump in the skin caused by leprosy.
Pertaining to, or relating to, the bladder and cervix uteri; or communicating with the bladder and cervical canal.
Referring to the thighs and the urinary bladder.
fossa vesicae biliaris, fossa for gallbladder
A depression on the visceral surface of the liver anteriorly, between the quadrate and the right lobes, lodging the gallbladder.
fundus of the urinary bladder, fundus vesicae urinariae
The portion of the urinary bladder adjacent to the rectum.
juxtavesical, paravesical, pericystic
Near the urinary bladder.
Spanish fly which usually refers to an emerald-green beetle Lytta vesicatoria, (from Greek lytta. "rage" and Latin vesica, "blister") in the family Meloidae, although other species of blister beetle used in apothecary have also been called by the same name.
A small skin elevation that evolves into a blister.
Pertaining to or referring to the urinary bladder and the prostate.
Relating to the pubic bone and the bladder.
A slender band of longitudinal muscle fibers of the external stratum of the urinary bladder that lies under the medial part of the puboprostatic ligament and merges with the retropubic connective tissue.
A reference to, or pertaining to, or communicating with the vagina and the bladder.
Cross references of word groups that are related, partially or extensively, to: "blister, bump, swelling":