Cowper's gland


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Cowper's gland

(kou′pərz, ko͞o′-)

Cowper's gland

(kow'perz, koo')
[William Cowper, Brit. anatomist, 1666–1709]
Either of two small, round, yellow glands, one on each side of the prostate gland, each with a duct about 1 in (2.5 cm) long, terminating in the wall of the urethra. They secrete a viscid fluid forming part of the seminal fluid and correspond to the Bartholin glands in the female. Synonym: bulbourethral gland See: prostate; urethra
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Firlit, "Cowper's syringocele: a classification of dilatations of Cowper's gland duct based upon clinical characteristics of 8 boys," The Journal of Urology, vol.
Thame, "Syringocele of Cowper's gland duct: an increasingly common rarity," The Journal of Urology, vol.
Similar to Warnnissorn and colleagues, (8) we found that the perimeatal region was involved and the absence of sweat, Littre or Cowper's glands was compatible with the hypothesis that MC is a bimodal cancer.
For the Cowper's glands, the normalized dose-response curves produced by the four laboratories were similar, and the weight change ranged from 273% to 417% at 50 mg/kg/day MT relative to the vehicle control.
The normalized dose-response curves produced by the four laboratories were similar for Cowper's glands. The weight change ranged from 36% to 42% at a dose of 100 mg/kg/day VCZ relative to the positive control.