detrusor

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detrusor

 [de-troo´ser]
1. a body part that pushes down, such as a muscle.
2. pertaining to the detrusor muscle of the bladder; see anatomic Table of Muscles in the Appendices.

de·tru·sor

(dē-trū'sŏr),
1. A muscle that has the action of expelling a substance.
2.
[L. detrudo, to drive away]

detrusor

/de·tru·sor/ (de-troo´ser) [L.]
1. a body part that pushes down.
2. detrusor urinae (detrusor muscle of the bladder).

de·tru·sor

(dĕ-trū'sŏr)
A muscle that has the action of expelling a substance.
[L. detrudo, to drive away]

detrusor

1. Any entity that pushes down.
2. The muscle of the bladder.

Detrusor

Muscle of the bladder wall.
Mentioned in: Cystometry

detrusor

a general term for a muscle that expresses a substance. The detrusor muscle of the bladder squeezes urine towards the outlet.
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The bladder wall contains 3 muscle layers that together form the detrusor muscle.
This stimulation produces neurological signals that trigger the detrusor muscle to contract, increasing awareness of bladder pressure.
Detrusor muscle activity is usually not a factor in stress incontinence.
Urge incontinence is a condition in which bladder-brain miscommunication produces frequent and inappropriate detrusor muscle contractions.
Overflow incontinence, estimated to occur in 7% to 11% of elderly patients, is usually the result of obstructed urinary outflow or contractile dysfunction in which the detrusor muscle does not contract enough to expel urine.
This includes patients who have weak detrusor muscle contractions resulting from diabetes, Parkinson disease and spinal cord injuries or who take medications that interfere with bladder emptying.