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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(73) introduced a bulbourethral sling procedure in 1998, which uses a series of 3 tetra-fluoroethylene bolsters placed beneath the bulbar urethra through a perinea!
Even with intraepididymal inoculation, both agents caused infection in different organs of genitourinarytract, affecting the urinary bladder, vas deferens, bulbourethral glands, and seminal vesicles.
Migliari R, Pistolesi D, Leone P, Viola D, Trovarelli S:Male bulbourethral sling after radical prostatectomy: intermediate outcomes at 2 to 4-year followup.
A small volume is from the bulbourethral glands, epididymides and prostate (first part) and the major volume contribution is from the seminal vesicles (second part).
Physiology of the male accessory sex structures: the prostate gland, seminal vesicles, and bulbourethral glands.
Cowper (Bulbourethral) Glands.--These glands may be sampled by needle biopsy and TUR procedures.
Accessory glands Glands such as the prostate (prohstat), bulbourethral (buhl-bo-yoo-re-thrahl), and vesicular (vehs-ih-koo-lar) glands that produce fluids to nourish and protect sperm.
The accessory sex glands are the seminal vesicles, prostate, and bulbourethral gland.
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.
As for malignant growths in the male reproductive system, she points out that prostate cancer is "extremely rare" and that, to her knowledge, no cases of feline bulbourethral cancer have ever been reported.
Bulbourethral gland (cowper's gland)--The two glands that are located on either side of the urethra in the pelvic region.
On sexual stimulation, the bulbourethral glands release secretions that lubricate the penis and neutralize the urethra.