ejaculatory duct

noun

: 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

Examples of ejaculatory duct in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web This procedure can help remove a blockage from the ejaculatory duct. Dr. Roshini Raj, Health, 1 June 2023 This is a developmental disorder of the urogenital tract that may cause a blockage in the ejaculatory duct. Dr. Roshini Raj, Health, 1 June 2023 Vasalgel is a polymer that is injected into the vas deferens, which transports sperm to the ejaculatory ducts. Hannah Flynn, Ars Technica, 28 Feb. 2018

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Word History

First Known Use

1751, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of ejaculatory duct was in 1751

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“Ejaculatory duct.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/ejaculatory%20duct. Accessed 5 Mar. 2024.

Medical Definition

ejaculatory duct

noun
: 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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