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
Precursor Endodermic evaginations of the urethra
Artery internal pudendal artery, inferior vesical artery, an middle rectal artery
Vein prostatic venous plexus, pudendal plexus, vesical plexus, internal iliac vein
Nerve inferior hypogastric plexus
Lymph external iliac lymph nodes, internal iliac lymph nodes, sacral lymph nodes
Identifiers
Laitin prostata
MeSH A05.360.444.575
Dorlands
/Elsevier
Prostate
TA A09.3.08.001
FMA FMA:9600
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.