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prostate gland

noun

Simple Definition of prostate gland

  • : an organ found in men and male animals that produces the liquid in which sperm is carried

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of prostate gland

  1. :  a firm partly muscular partly glandular body that is situated about the base of the mammalian male urethra and that secretes an alkaline viscid fluid which is a major constituent of the semen

Circa 1764

First Known Use of prostate gland

circa 1764

Rhymes with prostate gland

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Medical Dictionary

prostate gland

noun

Medical Definition of prostate gland

  1. :  a firm partly muscular partly glandular body that is situated about the base of the mammalian male urethra and secretes an alkaline viscid fluid which is a major constituent of semen—called also prostate




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