Smooth muscle patterning and rugae make the urinary bladder most similar to which other hollow organ?
c. gall bladder
The urinary bladder is a hollow organ that receives and temporarily stores urine produced by the kidneys. As the bladder is filled with urine, the stretch receptors in its wall trigger the bladder to contract and the urethral sphincter to relax, thus allowing the release of urine to the external environment.
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The correct answer is option (a) stomach.
Both the mucosal layer of the urinary bladder and the stomach contains numerous folds called rugae. The...
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fromChapter 17 / Lesson 3
Digestion begins in the mouth but continues in the stomach. Explore the anatomy and physiology of the stomach, like the pyloric sphincter, rugae, mucosa, and gastric pits and glands, and learn how the automatic nervous system controls them.