seminal gland


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sem·i·nal gland

[TA]
one of two folded, sacculated, glandular structures that is a diverticulum of the ductus deferens; its secretion is one of the components of semen; it normally does not store spermatozoa as was previously thought.

sem·i·nal ves·i·cle

(sem'i-năl ves'i-kĕl)
One of two folded, sacculated, glandular diverticula of the ductus deferens; its secretion is one of the components of semen.
Synonym(s): gonecyst, gonecystis, seminal gland.
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It was noted with Mn the nutritive component in vital substances (from 60% to 70% originating in the seminal glands, such as fructose, phosphorilcoline, ergotionine, etc., plus 20% from prostate which means spermine, citric acid, cholesterole, phospholipides, etc.).
d) The conscious or unconscious decreases of the seminal glands activity may lead in certain subjects to the loss of joy or even the refusal to live.