Definitions

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  • adj. Outside, but adjacent to the (urinary) bladder

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Situated in the immediate neighborhood of the bladder.

Etymologies

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para- +‎ vesical

Examples

  • The peritoneum of the anterior pelvic wall covers the superior surface of the bladder, and on either side of this viscus forms a depression, termed the paravesical fossa, which is limited laterally by the fold of peritoneum covering the ductus deferens.

    XI. Splanchnology. 2e. The Abdomen

  • On either side of the bladder the peritoneum shows a depression, named the paravesical fossa (Fig. 1037).

    XI. Splanchnology. 3b. 3. The Urinary Bladder

  • On the peritoneum between the paravesical and pararectal fossæ the only elevations are those produced by the ureters and the hypogastric vessels. (b) In the female, pararectal and paravesical fossæ similar to those in the male are present: the lateral limit of the paravesical fossa is the peritoneum investing the round ligament of the uterus.

    XI. Splanchnology. 2e. The Abdomen

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