bladder sphincter


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bladder sphincter

The smooth muscle surrounding the opening of the bladder into the urethra.
See also: sphincter

Bladder sphincter

The outlet that releases urine into the urethra.
Mentioned in: Urinary Incontinence
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Since you're receiving an increased pension, based on the need for aid and attendance, for paraplegia with loss of anal and bladder sphincter control, your pension can't be reduced.
They were entering the lower urinary tract below the bladder sphincter so the puppy had no way of holding onto the urine and whatever the Kidneys were producing, was dribbling out subconsciously.
Most causes of incontinence other than weak bladder sphincter can be identified from a urinalysis and urine culture, but sometimes it is necessary to see a specialist.
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Researchers take muscles from the arm and grow primitive muscle stem cells which are injected into the bladder sphincter, taking only 15 minutes under local anaesthetic.