The bladder is a balloon-shaped muscle that serves as the storage pouch for urine. Urine flows from the bladder through the urethra to the outside of the body.
The bladder is part of the urinary tract, along with the kidneys, ureters, and the urethra.
|Primary Medical Reviewer||E. Gregory Thompson, MD - Internal Medicine|
|Specialist Medical Reviewer||Avery L. Seifert, MD - Urology|
|Current as of||June 29, 2012|
WebMD Medical Reference from Healthwise