Bladder vs Bladderlike - What's the difference?

bladder | bladderlike |


As a noun bladder

is (zoology) a flexible sac that can expand and contract and that holds liquids or gases.

As a verb bladder

is to swell out like a bladder with air; to inflate.

As an adjective bladderlike is

resembling a bladder or some aspect of one.

Other Comparisons: What's the difference?

bladder

English

Noun

(en noun)
  • (zoology) A flexible sac that can expand and contract and that holds liquids or gases.
  • (anatomy) Specifically, the urinary bladder.
  • (botany) A hollow, inflatable organ of a plant.
  • The inflatable bag inside various balls used in sports, such as footballs and rugby balls.
  • A sealed plastic bag that contains wine and is usually packaged in a cask.
  • (figurative) Anything inflated, empty, or unsound.
  • * Rochester
  • to swim with bladders of philosophy

    Synonyms

    * vesica

    Derived terms

    * air bladder * bladdered * bladderpod * bladderwrack * gall bladder * gas bladder * shy bladder * swim bladder * urinary bladder

    Verb

    (en verb)
  • To swell out like a bladder with air; to inflate.
  • To store or put up in bladders.
  • bladdered lard
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    bladderlike

    English

    Adjective

    (en adjective)
  • Resembling a bladder or some aspect of one.