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seminal vesicle

noun, Anatomy
1.
either of two small saclike glands, located on each side of the bladder in males, that add nutrient fluid to semen during ejaculation.
Origin
1885-1890
1885-90
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  • The testes, prostate gland and seminal vesicle are unremarkable.
seminal vesicle in Medicine

seminal vesicle n.
Either of a pair of pouchlike glands situated on each side of the male urinary bladder that secrete seminal fluid and nourish and promote the movement of spermatozoa through the urethra. Also called gonecyst, seminal gland.

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Encyclopedia Article for seminal vesicle

either of two elongated saclike glands that secrete their fluid contents into the ejaculatory ducts of some male mammals.

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