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Dictionary of Cancer Terms

View in Spanish: Depósito de reserva

Continent reservoir (KAHN-tih-nent RES-er-vwar)
A pouch formed from a piece of small intestine to hold urine after the bladder has been removed.



 
 
Source: National Cancer Institute Dictionary of Cancer Terms, available at www.cancer.gov/dictionary.