reflex bladder


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reflex bladder

[′rē‚fleks ‚blad·ər]
(anatomy)
A urinary bladder controlled only by the simple reflex arc through the sacral part of the spinal cord.
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Criteria include: 16 years and older, clinically complete spinal cord lesion, more than one year since spinal cord injury, intact reflex bladder contractions, and significant bladder complications since the spinal cord injury.