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.
June 29, 2012
E. Gregory Thompson, MD - Internal Medicine & Avery L. Seifert, MD - Urology
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