Cowper's gland

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Cowper's gland:

see reproductive systemreproductive system,
in animals, the anatomical organs concerned with production of offspring. In humans and other mammals the female reproductive system produces the female reproductive cells (the eggs, or ova) and contains an organ in which development of the fetus takes
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Cowper's gland

[′küp·ərz ‚gland]
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It has been hypothesized that it could result from a congenital retention cyst of Cowper's gland main duct; this could be particularly true when present in pediatric patients [5].
Syringoceles were visualized by ultrasound (US) at the anatomic region of Cowper's gland in some cases [4, 10, 11]; however, whenever US results are questionable, retrograde urethrography should be done, which confirms the diagnosis [12].
The control prostate weights showed the highest variability between experiments, as follows: prostate, 11%; Cowper's glands, 6%; seminal vesicles, 5%; glans penis, 4%; LMBC, 4%; liver, 1.
In this phase, a standardized protocol using ventral prostate, seminal vesicles with coagulating glands, levator ani and bulbocavernosus muscle complex, Cowper's glands, and glans penis was successfully tested against a reference androgen compound, testosterone propionate (TP), and a reference antagonist, flutamide (OECD 2001).
One laboratory (Lab 4) weighed the prostate, seminal vesicle, Cowper's glands, and adrenal glands after approximately 24 hr fixation in 10% formalin solution, following the procedure of Yamada et al.