bulbourethral gland

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Synonyms for bulbourethral gland

either of two glands that discharge a component of seminal fluid into the urethra

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76) The use of bone anchors obviates the need for the blind transfer of sutures suprapubically to achieve bulbourethral compression and eliminates any abdominal incision.
It is reasonable to search for noninvasive biomarkers in human semen, a viscous mixture of spermatozoa and fluid from seminiferous tubules, the epididymis, and accessory glands (seminal vesicles, the prostate, and bulbourethral glands).
Upon sexual stimulation, the bulbourethral glands secrete a small amount of fluid that lubricates the penis for sexual intercourse and neutralizes the urethral contents that are toxic for spermatozoa.
On sexual stimulation, the bulbourethral glands release secretions that lubricate the penis and neutralize the urethra.
Data plots for absolute liver, kidney and testis weights, ampullary gland and bulbourethral gland greatest diameter, and total sperm counts were nonlinear with middie aged males showing significantly higher values than the younger animals as determined by AOV.
Arterial vascularization of the penis is provided by 3 branches of the internal pudendal artery: dorsal artery, cavernous artery, and the Bulbourethral artery.
Effects of a diet containing fusarium toxins on the fertility of gilts and on bulbourethral gland weight in barrows.