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micturition reflex
medical dictionary

Contraction of the walls of the bladder and relaxation of the trigone and urethral sphincter in response to a rise in pressure within the bladder; the reflex can be voluntarily inhibited and the inhibition readily abolished to control micturition.

Synonyms: bladder reflex, urinary reflex, vesical reflex.

(05 Mar 2000)

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