ejaculatory duct

noun

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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Recent Examples on the Web Vasalgel is a polymer that is injected into the vas deferens, which transports sperm to the ejaculatory ducts. Hannah Flynn, Ars Technica, "More than half a century later, where’s the male pill?," 28 Feb. 2018

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1751, in the meaning defined above

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“Ejaculatory duct.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/ejaculatory%20duct. Accessed 4 Jun. 2020.

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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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