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Glossary: prostate, Masonic Cancer Center, University of Minnesota

prostate

(PROS-tayt)

A gland in the male reproductive system. The prostate surrounds the part of the urethra (the tube that empties the bladder) just below the bladder, and produces a fluid that forms part of the semen.

Anatomy of the  male reproductive and urinary systems; drawing shows front and side views of ureters, lymph nodes, rectum, bladder, prostate gland, vas deferens,  penis, testicles, urethra, seminal vesicle, and ejaculatory duct.

Anatomy of the male reproductive and urinary systems, showing the prostate, testicles, bladder, and other organs.

2006-01-04

Prostate Cancer