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Front view of female bladder with strong pelvic muscles keeping the urethra closed

View full-sized image Diagram of front view of female bladder with strong pelvic muscles keeping the urethra closed. The bladder is shown in cross-section to reveal urine in the bladder. Labels point to the bladder neck, strong pelvic muscles, urethral sphincter, and urethra.
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Diagram of front view of female bladder with strong pelvic muscles keeping the urethra closed. The bladder is shown in cross-section to reveal urine in the bladder. Labels point to the bladder neck, strong pelvic muscles, urethral sphincter, and urethra.

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Diagram of front view of female bladder with strong pelvic muscles keeping the urethra closed. The bladder is shown in cross-section to reveal urine in the bladder. Labels point to the bladder neck, strong pelvic muscles, urethral sphincter, and urethra.

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Strong pelvic muscles keep the urethra closed.

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