ejaculatory duct

noun
|Updated on: 26 Apr 2018

Definition of ejaculatory duct

: a duct through which semen is ejaculated; specifically : either of the paired ducts in the human male that are formed by the junction of the duct from the seminal vesicle with the vas deferens and that pass through the prostate to empty into the urethra

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ejaculatory duct

noun

medical Definition of ejaculatory duct

: either of the paired ducts in the human male that are formed by the junction of the duct from the seminal vesicle with the vas deferens, pass through the prostate, and open into or close to the prostatic utricle called also ductus ejaculatorius

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