uvula of bladder


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uvula

 [u´vu-lah]
1. any hanging, fleshy mass.
2. palatine uvula. adj., adj u´vular.
uvula of bladder a rounded elevation at the bladder neck in males, formed by convergence of muscle fibers terminating in the urethra. Called also uvula vesicae.
bifid uvula bifurcation of the uvula, an incomplete form of cleft palate.
uvula cerebel´li uvula vermis.
uvula palati´na (palatine uvula) the small, fleshy mass hanging from the soft palate above the root of the tongue.
Features of the oral cavity, including the uvula. From Applegate, 2000.
uvula ver´mis the part of the vermis of the cerebellum between the pyramid and nodule; it is a lobule that forms the posterior limit of the fourth ventricle. Called also uvula cerebelli.
uvula vesi´cae urina´riae uvula of bladder.

u·vu·la of blad·der

[TA]
a slight projection into the cavity of the bladder, usually more prominent in old men, just behind the urethral opening, marking the location of the middle lobe of the prostate.
Synonym(s): uvula vesicae [TA], Lieutaud uvula

u·vu·la of blad·der

(ū'vyū-lă blad'ĕr) [TA]
A slight projection into the cavity of the bladder, usually more prominent in old men, just behind the urethral opening, marking the location of the middle lobe of the prostate.

Lieutaud,

Joseph, French anatomist and pathologist, 1703-1780.
Lieutaud body - Synonym(s): Lieutaud trigone
Lieutaud triangle - Synonym(s): Lieutaud trigone
Lieutaud trigone - a triangular smooth area at the base of the bladder between the openings of the two ureters and that of the urethra. Synonym(s): Lieutaud body; Lieutaud triangle; trigone of bladder
Lieutaud uvula - a slight projection into the cavity of the bladder marking the location of the middle lobe of the prostate. Synonym(s): uvula of bladder

uvula

pl. uvulae [L.] a small median prolongation of the soft palate occurring in humans and pigs.

uvula of bladder
a rounded elevation at the neck of the bladder, formed by convergence of muscle fibers terminating in the urethra. Called also uvula vesicae.
uvula cerebelli
a lobule that is the posterior limit of the fourth ventricle of the brain. Called also uvula vermis.
palatine uvula, uvula palatina
the small, fleshy mass hanging from the soft palate above the root of the tongue.
uvula vermis
the part of the vermis of the cerebellum between the pyramid and nodule.
uvula vesicae
uvula of bladder.