Weber organ


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pros·tat·ic u·tri·cle

[TA]
a minute pouch in the prostate that opens on the summit of the seminal colliculus; it is analogous to the uterus and vagina in the female, being the remains of the fused caudal ends of the paramesonephric ducts.

Weber organ

The residual prostatic pouch in the male, the remains of the müllerian ducts.

Weber,

Moritz Ignaz, German anatomist, 1795-1875.
Weber glands - muciparous glands at the border of the tongue on either side posteriorly.
Weber organ - a minute pouch in the prostate opening on the summit of the seminal colliculus. Synonym(s): prostatic utricle