from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.
- noun A gland in male mammals surrounding the urethra at the base of the bladder that controls release of urine from the bladder and secretes a fluid which is a major constituent of semen.
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- noun anatomy A gland in male mammals surrounding the
urethrajust below the urinary bladderthat controls the release of urinefrom the bladder and produces a secretion that is the fluid part of semen.
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- noun a firm partly muscular chestnut sized gland in males at the neck of the urethra; produces a viscid secretion that is the fluid part of semen
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