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vesical

[ves-i-kuh l] /ˈvɛs ɪ kəl/
adjective
1.
of or pertaining to a vesica or bladder, especially the urinary bladder.
2.
resembling a bladder, as in shape or form; elliptical.
Origin
1790-1800
1790-1800; < Medieval Latin vēsīcālis, equivalent to Latin vēsīc(a) bladder + -ālis -al1
Related forms
postvesical, adjective
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  • Thus its anterior part, known as the vesical layer, forms the anterior and lateral ligaments of the bladder.
British Dictionary definitions for vesical

vesical

/ˈvɛsɪkəl/
adjective
1.
of or relating to a vesica, esp the urinary bladder
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