Associations to the word «Bladder»


BLADDER, noun. (zoology) A flexible sac that can expand and contract and that holds liquids or gases.
BLADDER, noun. (anatomy) Specifically, the urinary bladder.
BLADDER, noun. (botany) A hollow, inflatable organ of a plant.
BLADDER, noun. The inflatable bag inside various balls used in sports, such as footballs and rugby balls.
BLADDER, noun. A sealed plastic bag that contains wine and is usually packaged in a cask.
BLADDER, noun. (figurative) Anything inflated, empty, or unsound.
BLADDER, verb. To swell out like a bladder with air; to inflate.
BLADDER, verb. (transitive) To store or put up in bladders.
BLADDER CAMPION, noun. A perennial European herb, Silene vulgaris, having an inflated calyx
BLADDER CANCER, noun. (oncology) A disease in which abnormal cells multiply without control in the bladder.
BLADDER CHERRIES, noun. Plural of bladder cherry
BLADDER CHERRY, noun. A plant, Physalis alkekengi, having a bright paper-like covering over its fruit, native to southern Europe.
BLADDER INFECTION, noun. A urinary tract infection.
BLADDER INFECTIONS, noun. Plural of bladder infection
BLADDER SENNA, noun. Colutea arborescens, a leguminous shrub.

Dictionary definition

BLADDER, noun. A distensible membranous sac (usually containing liquid or gas).
BLADDER, noun. A bag that fills with air.

Wise words

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