Cowper's gland


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Related to Cowper's gland: seminal vesicle, Cowper's fluid

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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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.
In the first of these repeat studies (experiment 3, Table 1), the only significant weight change observed was an increase in the weight of the Cowper's glands at 5 [micro]g/kg/day FIN.