ejaculatory duct

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ejaculatory duct

Either of the paired ducts in males, formed by the junction of the seminal ducts with the vas deferens, that pass through the prostate and empty into the urethra, and through which semen is ejaculated.

ejac′ulatory duct`

a duct through which semen is ejaculated, esp. the duct in human males that passes from the seminal vesicle and vas deferens to the urethra.
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Noun1.ejaculatory duct - a part of the seminal duct formed by the duct from the seminal vesicle and the vas deferensejaculatory duct - a part of the seminal duct formed by the duct from the seminal vesicle and the vas deferens; passes through the prostate gland
duct, epithelial duct, canal, channel - a bodily passage or tube lined with epithelial cells and conveying a secretion or other substance; "the tear duct was obstructed"; "the alimentary canal"; "poison is released through a channel in the snake's fangs"
seminal duct - the efferent duct of the testis in man

e·jac·u·la·tor·y duct

n. conducto eyaculatorio.
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3) Both may be secondary to testicular failure or obstruction inside the testis, epididymis, vas deferens or ejaculatory duct.
7) The seminal vesicle and ejaculatory duct have also been identified as potential mimickers of carcinoma when the foci of interest are small, such as on a core needle biopsy.
Like the filistatine genera, Microfilistata possesses a short and narrow calamistrum confined to the metatarsal crest in females (shown as a filistatine synapomorphy by Ramirez & Grismado, 1997) and a long cylindrical cymbium with a highly coiled ejaculatory duct in males.
Hindbody with a linear series of accessory suckers on dorsal surface; atrial sucker also present in genital atrium; ejaculatory duct fused with terminus of uterus; hermaphroditic canal thin-walled .
Zinner syndrome is a triad of mesonephric duct abnormality comprising of unilateral renal agenesis, ipsilateral seminal vesicle cyst, and ejaculatory duct obstruction.
Both the ejaculatory duct and seminal vesicle may be incidentally sampled by routine needle biopsy; the latter is sometimes also specifically targeted for biopsy by the urologist.
Differential diagnosis: mullerian duct cyst, ejaculatory duct cyst, diverticulosis of the vas deferens, ectopic ureterocele and abscess.
Of these, only the embolus is not problematic; it contains the ejaculatory duct and conveys sperm to the female.
The anatomical relationship of the prostatic utricle with adjacent structures, including bladder, rectal, ejaculatory duct and neurovascular structures, is relatively complicated, which may lead to a difficult treatment.
Ejaculatory duct pathologies, which are determined in approximately 40% of infertile men, are evaluated in two different forms, either as congenital or acquired.
It involves the mucosal glands in the utricle, ejaculatory duct, distal prostatic ducts, and/or posterior prostatic urethra.
A section was cut through a plane indicated by the course of the ejaculatory duct.