seminal vesicle

noun Anatomy.
either of two small saclike glands, located on each side of the bladder in males, that add nutrient fluid to semen during ejaculation.

Origin:
1885–90

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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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The ampulla to each vas was mobilized, clamped, tied and then the seminal vesicles were mobilized.
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