Prostate

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Prostate
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Male Anatomy
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Prostate wi seminal vesicles an seminal ducts, viewed frae in front an abuin.
Details
PrecursorEndodermic evaginations of the urethra
Arteryinternal pudendal artery, inferior vesical artery, an middle rectal artery
Veinprostatic venous plexus, pudendal plexus, vesical plexus, internal iliac vein
Nerveinferior hypogastric plexus
Lymphexternal iliac lymph nodes, internal iliac lymph nodes, sacral lymph nodes
Identifiers
Laitinprostata
MeSHA05.360.444.575
Dorlands
/Elsevier
Prostate
TAA09.3.08.001
FMA9600
Anatomical terminology

The prostate (frae Greek προστάτης, prostates, leeterally "ane who staunds afore", "pertector", "guardian"[1]) is a compoond tubuloalveolar exocrine gland o the male reproductive seestem in maist mammals.[2][3]

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. Harper, Douglas. "Prostate". Online Etymology Dictionary. Retrieved 2013-11-03. 
  2. Romer, Alfred Sherwood; Parsons, Thomas S. (1977). The Vertebrate Body. Philadelphia, PA: Holt-Saunders International. p. 395. ISBN 0-03-910284-X. 
  3. Tsukise, A.; Yamada, K. (1984). "Complex carbohydrates in the secretory epithelium of the goat prostate". The Histochemical Journal. 16 (3): 311–9. doi:10.1007/BF01003614. PMID 6698810.