Also found in: Thesaurus, Medical, Encyclopedia, Wikipedia.
Related to prostate gland: prostate cancer
A gland in male mammals surrounding the urethra at the base of the bladder that controls release of urine from the bladder and secretes a fluid which is a major constituent of semen.
a partly muscular gland that surrounds the urethra of males at the base of the bladder and secretes an alkaline fluid that makes up part of the semen.
A gland in male mammals at the base of the bladder that opens into the urethra. It secretes a fluid that is a major component of semen.
A gland below the bladder in males. It produces a sperm-activating fluid that forms nearly a third of the semen’s volume.
Switch to new thesaurus
|Noun||1.||prostate gland - a firm partly muscular chestnut sized gland in males at the neck of the urethra; produces a viscid secretion that is the fluid part of semen|
ductless gland, endocrine gland, endocrine - any of the glands of the endocrine system that secrete hormones directly into the bloodstream
male reproductive system - the reproductive system of males