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English definition of “detrusor”


noun [C]     /dɪˈtruːs.ər/ US  /dɪˈtruː.sər/ specialized
the muscle that controls the emptying of the bladder ( =the organ where urine is stored ): Most incontinent women have either genuine stress incontinence or detrusor instability .Substances and structures in the body
(Definition of detrusor noun from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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