Recent Examples of bladder from the Web
M. Richard Katz, 86, of Penn Valley and Mount Desert Island, Maine, a longtime neurosurgeon at Albert Einstein Medical Center, died Tuesday, June 27, of bladder cancer at home.
Small backpacks, purses and empty hydration bladder packs.
To be fair, condoms have come a long way since they were made from linens in ancient Egypt and animal bladders or intestines in ancient Rome.
Starbucks has apologized to Osbourne for being unable to accommodate her bladder.
Scientists have studied the potential risks of hair dye for decades, focusing on bladder cancer, leukemia and breast cancer.
Arsenic is an odorless, tasteless contaminant that has been linked to a number of cancers, including of the bladder, lungs, skin and kidney, according to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency.
This summer tourists can see more New Yorkers relieving their bladders in public thanks to the council’s reduction in penalties for crimes against public order, and now the council wants to expose the city’s antiterror secrets.
Mr. Cuomo traveled here last week as state officials rolled out bladder-like temporary dams to buttress sandbags that have been easily overwhelmed.
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Origin and Etymology of bladder
Middle English, from Old English blǣdre; akin to Old High German blātara bladder, Old English blāwan to blow
First Known Use: before 12th centurySee Words from the same year
BLADDER Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of bladder for English Language Learners
: the organ in the body that holds urine after it passes through the kidneys and before it leaves the body
: a soft bag (such as the rubber bag inside a football) that is filled with water or air
BLADDER Defined for Kids
Definition of bladder for Students
1 : an organ in the body resembling a pouch into which urine passes from the kidneys and is temporarily stored until discharged from the body
2 : a container that can be filled with air or gas
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