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contraction of the walls of the bladder and relaxation of the trigone and urethral sphincter in response to a rise in pressure within the bladder; the reflex can be voluntarily inhibited and the inhibition readily abolished to control micturition.
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bladder reflex(1) The intrinsic tendency of the urinary bladder to contract and empty as it fills with fluid or urine.
(2) Micturition reflex.
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