detrusor urinae

detrusor urinae
detrusor uri·nae -yə-'rī-(.)nē n the external longitudinal musculature of the urinary bladder

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musculus detrusor vesicae urinariae.

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  • detrusor overactivity — involuntary contractions of the detrusor urinae muscle from any cause; see detrusor hyperreflexia and detrusor instability. Called also detrusor hyperactivity …   Medical dictionary

  • detrusor hyperreflexia — increased contractile activity of the detrusor urinae muscle, resulting in urge incontinence, seen in spinal neural disease, supraspinal neural or vascular disease, parkinsonism, and some forms of dementia. Cf. detrusor instability …   Medical dictionary

  • detrusor hyporeflexia — abnormal weakness of response of the detrusor urinae muscle to stimuli; see detrusor areflexia, under areflexia …   Medical dictionary

  • detrusor areflexia — failure of the detrusor urinae muscle to respond to stimuli, usually owing to a lesion of a lower motoneuron, resulting in failure to empty the bladder completely on urination …   Medical dictionary

  • detrusor pressure — the pressure exerted inward by the detrusor urinae muscles of the bladder wall, one of the components of the total intravesical pressure …   Medical dictionary

  • detrusor leak point pressure — as the bladder fills without an increase in abdominal pressure, the level of pressure at which leakage of urine through the urethra occurs; this is a measure of both strength of the urethral sphincters and compliance of the detrusor urinae muscle …   Medical dictionary

  • musculus detrusor vesicae urinariae — detrusor muscle of bladder: the bundles of smooth muscle fibers forming the muscular coat of the urinary bladder, which are arranged in a longitudinal and a circular layer and, on contraction, serve to expel urine. Called also detrusor urinae and …   Medical dictionary

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