bulbourethral gland

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bulbourethral gland

[¦bəl·bō·yu̇′rēth·rəl ‚gland]
(anatomy)
Either of a pair of compound tubular glands, anterior to the prostate gland in males, which discharge into the urethra. Also known as Cowper's gland.
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Some histochemical studies on the prostate, urethral and bulbourethral glands of the one-humped camel.
Moreover, secretions from the seminal vesicles, the prostate, and the bulbourethral glands make up >90% of the volume of semen and likely represent the other sources of cfsRNA.
As for malignant growths in the male reproductive system, she points out that prostate cancer is "extremely rare" and that, to her knowledge, no cases of feline bulbourethral cancer have ever been reported.
Bulbourethral gland (cowper's gland)--The two glands that are located on either side of the urethra in the pelvic region.
Patients with bulbourethral cuffs are permanently restricted from riding a bicycle and horseback riding.
Data plots for absolute liver, kidney and testis weights, ampullary gland and bulbourethral gland greatest diameter, and total sperm counts were nonlinear with middie aged males showing significantly higher values than the younger animals as determined by AOV.
Arterial vascularization of the penis is provided by 3 branches of the internal pudendal artery: dorsal artery, cavernous artery, and the Bulbourethral artery.
Effects of a diet containing fusarium toxins on the fertility of gilts and on bulbourethral gland weight in barrows.
From one male per litter, we excised and weighed the following organs: testis, epididymis, ventral prostate, seminal vesicles, levator ani/bulbo-cavernosus muscles (LABC), bulbourethral glands, adrenals, kidney, and liver.
The accessory sex glands (prostate gland, vesicular glands, and bulbourethral glands) are aligned along the urethra distal to the point where the deferent ducts empty into the urethra.