Bladder: Cell Types Composing the Tissue

Human tissues are subject to permanent damage and injuries, and stem cells can help to regenerate these tissues. Understanding stem cells and their differentiation and regeneration process will help understand how they can be used in repair of bladder dysfunctions. To have an in-depth understanding of the use of stem cells in bladder tissue regeneration and therapy, it is also essential to understand the anatomy of the bladder.

Urinary Bladder

The hollow muscular organ in the pelvic area is known as the urinary bladder. It is spherical in shape and is approximately the size of a large grapefruit. The function of the urinary bladder is to collect and store the urine. The urinary bladder is connected to the kidneys by means of small tubular structures known as ...

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