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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Observations on the development of seminal vesicles, prostate and bulbourethral glands in the male ram.
A pair of bulbourethral glands lies dorsolateral to the urethra near the base of the penis.