female prostate


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fe·male pros·tate

term sometimes applied to the periurethral glands in the upper part of the urethra in the female.

female prostate

A region of glandular tissue located around the female urethra that triggers the release of fluid via the urethra and possibly also the vagina wall during orgasm. “Skene’s glands” is the term preferred by most health professionals.
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There are significant power differentials inherent in the naming of the female sex organ: alternately the urethral sponge, g spot, female prostate, and what I choose to name it, the female phallus ("The Female Phallus: Something to See," Fast Feminism).
The female prostate glands are scattered throughout the length of the lower wall of the urethra, forming an angle that pushes into the vagina.