ejaculatory duct

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ejaculatory duct

[i′jak·yə·lə‚tȯr·ē ′dəkt]
(anatomy)
The terminal part of the ductus deferens after junction with the duct of a seminal vesicle, embedded in the prostate gland and opening into the urethra.
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Pryor JP, Hendry WE Ejaculatory duct obstruction in subfertile males: analysis of 87 patients.
Transrectal ultrasound and partial ejaculatory duct obstruction in male infertility.
Normal human ejaculatory duct anatomy: a study of cadaveric and surgical specimens.
Semen parameters before and after transurethral surgery for ejaculatory duct obstruction.
Management of ejaculatory duct obstruction: etiology, diagnosis and treatment.
Evaluation and treatment of ejaculatory duct obstruction in the infertile male.
Newer modalities in the diagnosis and treatment of ejaculatory duct obstruction.
A prospective comparison of 3 diagnostic methods to evaluate ejaculatory duct obstruction.
S/A = semen analysis; OAT = oligoasthenoteratozoospermia; Abdo US = abdominal ultrasound; CF = cystic fibrosis; PEU = post-ejaculate urinalysis; TRUS = transrectal ultrasound; PESA = percutaneous epididymal sperm aspiration; IVF = in vitro fertilization; ICSI = intracytoplasmic sperm injection; MRI = magnetic resonance imaging; RE = retrograde ejaculation; TURED = transurethral resection of the ejaculatory ducts; SV = seminal vesicle; IUI = intrauterine insemination; EDO = ejaculatory duct obstruction.
SCD = silastic seminal collection device; RE = retrograde ejaculation; EDO = ejaculatory duct obstruction; CBAVD = Congenital unilateral absence of the vas deferens; CBAVD = congenital bilateral absence of the vas deferens; CF = cystic fibrosis; ED = erectile dysfunction.
Oligo/astheno/teratospermia can be seen with partial ejaculatory duct obstruction or hypogonadism.
Surgical therapy in infertile men with ejaculatory duct obstruction: technique and outcome of a standardized surgical approach.