seminal vesicles


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seminal vesicles

Two small, elongated, sac-like containers situated on the PROSTATE GLAND at the point at which the VAS DEFERENS passes through to join the URETHRA. The seminal vesicles store part of the SEMINAL FLUID until it is discharged by ejaculation. Their secretion contributes most of the volume of the ejaculate but the vesicles do not store spermatozoa.
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Even with intraepididymal inoculation, both agents caused infection in different organs of genitourinarytract, affecting the urinary bladder, vas deferens, bulbourethral glands, and seminal vesicles. Additionally, in the case of H.
But we found no specific correlation between G[alpha]s expression and the rest of pathological parameters (age; angiolymphatic invasion; extraprostatic extension; positive margin; seminal vesicle invasion; positive lymph node) that we evaluate in the present analysis.
The seminal vesicle was another structure whose size was compared between experimental groups and, unlike the testis, seminal vesicles weight increased significantly in treated animals, both in the trained and sedentary, demonstrating the high sensitivity of the reproductive structure to nandrolone decanoate.
Liver and seminal vesicle content where also reduced in CP treated animals when compared to the SCo and TCo groups (Table 1).
Seminal vesicles paired with two large lobes, both extending far anteriorly to beneath gonopericardioducts; connected to upper gametoduct through a shared duct as in L.
Identification of prostatic carcinoma invasion in the seminal vesicle is directly associated with tumor staging and is well regarded as an indication of poor prognosis.
Sade may have had some kind of seminal vesicle cysts, for example, that caused him pain when he was sexually aroused for long periods of time.
The problem is that today's drug combinations were designed for optimal effectiveness in the chemical milieu of the blood, not in that of the vagina, prostate, or seminal vesicles.
This enzyme is a Type II isoenzyme and is found primarily in the prostate, seminal vesicles, epididymides and hair follicles as well as the liver, but not the muscle.