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Uvula of urinary bladder

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Uvula of urinary bladder

Uvula of urinary bladder
Vertical section of bladder, penis, and urethra. (Uvula not labeled, but would be present in bladder, at region labeled "neck".)
Latin uvula vesicae urinariae
Anatomical terminology

The mucous membrane immediately behind the internal urethral orifice presents a slight elevation, the uvula of urinary bladder, caused by the middle lobe of the prostate.


It is often enlarged in benign prostatic hypertrophy.

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