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bladder

The hollow muscular organ that stores urine.

urothelial cells

Cells that line parts of the urinary tract, such as where the kidney joins the ureter, in the ureter itself, in the bladder and in some parts of the urethra. This forms a watertight lining. Also called transitional cells….

abdomen

The part of the body between the chest and hips, which contains the stomach, liver, bowel, bladder and kidneys.

urothelium

The membrane lining the bladder and the urinary system….

ureters

The tubes that carry urine from each kidney to the bladder….

urethra

The tube that carries urine from the bladder to the outside of the body. For men, the urethra also carries semen….

pelvic floor exercises

Exercises to strengthen the muscles controlling the bladder and rectum….

urinary system

The system that removes wastes from the blood and expels them from the body in urine. It includes the kidneys, ureters, bladder and urethra….

cystoscope

A lighted viewing instrument that is inserted into the urethra and advanced into the bladder.

urothelial carcinoma

Cancer that occurs in urothelial cells. It can start in the renal pelvis of the kidney, the ureter or the bladder. Sometimes called transitional cell carcinoma (TCC)….