prostatic-utricle

prostatic utricle

noun Anatomy.
a small pouch near the prostate gland that opens into the urethra.

Origin:
1920–25

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prostatic utricle n.
A minute pouch in the prostate opening on the summit of the seminal colliculus that consists of the remains of the fused caudal ends of the paramesonephric ducts. Also called masculine uterus.

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