an organ that surrounds the urethra of males at the base of the bladder, comprising a muscular portion, which controls the release of urine, and a glandular portion, which secretes an alkaline fluid that makes up part of the semen and enhances the motility and fertility of sperm.
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How to use prostate gland in a sentence
If you are male your prostate gland is the size of a weather balloon, and if you are female you are very disconcertingly aware of gravity.Gene Weingarten: I admit it. Like a lot of people, I had vaccine envy. | Gene Weingarten | February 18, 2021 | Washington Post
Many and many a man at this age finds his sexual power declining and cannot understand it—Enlarged prostate gland.Manhood Perfectly Restored | Unknown
Scientific definitions for prostate gland
A gland in male mammals located at the base of the bladder. The prostate gland opens into the urethra and secretes a milky fluid that is a major component of semen.
- prostatic adjective (prŏ-stăt′ĭk)
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Cultural definitions for prostate gland
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