the muscle of the urinary bladder wall. The functioning of the detrusor and urethral sphincter is assessed by a urodynamic investigation (see urodynamics). This is used to diagnose dysfunction, absent and exaggerated reflexes, and overactivity of the muscle. Neurogenic detrusor overactivity is due to neurological damage, as occurs in multiple sclerosis.

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  • Détrusor — Le détrusor est la couche musculeuse de la vessie. Il est constitué de 3 couches distinctes, de la lumière vers l extérieur : la couche plexiforme, la couche circulaire et la couche longitudinale. Ces deux dernières couches sont en… …   Wikipédia en Français

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  • detrusor — noun The smooth muscle that lines the bladder and is used to expel urine …   Wiktionary

  • detrusor — [dɪ tru:sə] noun Anatomy a muscle which forms a layer of the wall of the bladder. Origin C18: mod. L., from L. detrus , detrudere thrust down …   English new terms dictionary

  • detrusor — de·tru·sor …   English syllables

  • détrusor —  n.m. Ensemble de la musculature de la vessie …   Le dictionnaire des mots absents des autres dictionnaires

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