reflex bladder


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reflex bladder

par·a·lyt·ic in·con·ti·nence

(par'ă-lit'ik in-kon'ti-nĕns)
A form of urinary incontinence that is a symptom of neurogenic disorders involving damage to the brain or the spinal cord. Voluntary control over the sacral micturition center is lost and bladder function reverts to the type of reflex seen in babies.
Synonym(s): reflex bladder.

reflex bladder

A urinary bladder no longer under voluntary control that empties automatically from time to time under the control of a local spinal reflex. This is a common sequel to severe spinal cord injury or disease.
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