bulbourethral


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bulbourethral

 [bul″bo-u-re´thral]
pertaining to the bulb of the urethra.

bul·bo·u·re·thral

(bŭl'bō-yū-rē'thrăl),
Relating to the bulbus penis and the urethra.
Synonym(s): urethrobulbar

bulbourethral

/bul·bo·ure·thral/ (-u-re´thral) pertaining to the bulb of the penis (bulb of urethra).

bul·bo·u·re·thral

(bŭl'bō-yūr-ē'thrăl)
Relating to the bulbus penis and the urethra.
Synonym(s): urethrobulbar.

bulbourethral

pertaining to the bulb of the urethra.

bulbourethral glands
two glands on either side of the male pelvic urethra. Absent from the dog, and large in the boar. Called also bulbocavernous glands and Cowper's glands.
bulbourethral reflex
mild pressure on the glans penis in a male dog causes contraction of the external anal sphincter. It tests function of the pudendal nerve and the S1 to S3 spinal cord segments. Called also bulbospongiosus reflex.
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Long-term results of the bulbourethral sling procedure.
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A pair of bulbourethral glands lies dorsolateral to the urethra near the base of the penis.
Accessory sex glands are paired vesicular glands, one prostate gland, and paired bulbourethral glands.
Secretions from the bulbourethral (Cowper's) glands neutralize the urethral contents that are toxic for spermatozoa and supply the enzymes to liquefy the coagulum that forms at ejaculation.
Calculation of dose to the bulbourethral region was not required for protocol quality assurance and not previously known to be a risk factor for severe urinary or bowel toxicity.
In general, the vesicular glands contribute the most volume followed by the prostate and bulbourethral glands.
DESIGN: The Hershberger bioassay is designed to identify suspected androgens and antiandrogens based on changes in the weights of five androgen-responsive tissues (ventral prostate, paired seminal vesicles and coagulating glands, the levator ani and bulbocavernosus muscles, the glans penis, and paired Cowper's or bulbourethral glands).
Bulbourethral gland An accessory sex gland located near the bulbous penis which secretes ejaculatory fluids into the urethra during ejaculation.
Five androgen-responsive tissues (ventral prostate, paired seminal vesicles and coagulating glands, levator ani and bulbocavernosus muscles, glans penis, and paired Cowper's or bulbourethral glands) were evaluated.