seminal vesicle


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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.

seminal vesicle

n
(Anatomy) either of a pair of tubular glands that contribute fluids which make up semen in some mammals including human males: each seminal vesicle is connected to a vas deferens

sem′inal ves′icle


n.
either of two small saclike glands, located on each side of the bladder in males, that add nutrient fluid to semen during ejaculation.
[1885–90]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.seminal vesicle - either of a pair of glands located on either side of the male urinary bladder that open into the vas deferens and that secrete many components of semen during ejaculation
duct gland, exocrine, exocrine gland - a gland that secretes externally through a duct
male reproductive system - the reproductive system of males
Translations
glándula seminalvesícula seminal
vésicule séminale
vescicola seminale
vesicula seminalis
sėklinė pūslelė
vesícula seminal
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Extrapleural SFTs are more common in the upper respiratory tract, orbit, and limbs; their occurrence in the seminal vesicle is extremely rare.
All surgical specimens were examined in detail for certain pathologic features including presence of extraprostatic invasion, perineural invasion, positive surgical margin, seminal vesicle invasion and Gleason score.
Pathological results and clinical outcomes Variable Result Positive 210 (78.7) Surgical margin status, n (%) Negative 57 (21.3) Yes 82 (30.7) Extracapsular invasion, n (%) No 185 (69.3) Yes 50 (18.7) Lymphovascular invasion, n (%) No 217 (81.3) Yes 203 (76.0) Perineural invasion, n (%) No 64 (24.0) Yes 38 (14.2) Seminal vesicle invasion, n (%) No 229 (85.8) 4-6 106 (39.7) Pathological Gleason score, n (%) 7 141 (52.8) 8-10 20 (7.5) Yes 11 (13.2) Lymph node positivity, n (%) No 72 (86.8) pT2 201 (75.3) Pathological stage, n (%) pT3 66 (24.7) Yes 26 (9.7) Biochemical recurrence, n (%) No 241 (90.3) Duration of follow-up, months 19 (3-37) Additional treatment, n (%) 37 (13.8) Table 3.
To the Editor: The primary seminal vesicle tumors are rare in clinical practice,[1] and the benign primary tumors are rarer.
The comparisons of gross morphological aspects of testis, epididymis plus vas deferens, and seminal vesicle among control, 15, 30, and 60 mg/kgBW of mimosine treated groups were demonstrated in Figure 2 (A, B, and C, respectively).
Sperm volume in storage organs and spermatophore.--In the storage organs, the seminal vesicle was always filled with sperm (Fig.
According to Gauderer et al., three types of transverse ectopia are recognised: Type I, which is associated with an inguinal hernia and accounts for 40-50% of the cases; Type II, which is accompanied by Mullerian duct remnants (30%); and type III (13-20%), which includes genitourinary anomalies other than persistent Mullerian duct such as hypospadias, pseudohermaphroditism, bifid scrotum, renal anomalies, seminal vesicle contralateral aplasia, and seminal vesicle cysts [11].
Computerized tomography (CT) images showed a 6 cm heterogeneous, infiltrative tumor within the prostate gland extending to the trigon of the bladder, left seminal vesicle and rectum (Figure 1).
Moreover, the effects of kisspeptin administration on histomorphological and ultrastructure of accessory sex glands, the seminal vesicle and prostate have also been documented (Ramzan et al., 2012, 2013).
In the new arrangement, Trigaster was restricted to metandric species with one seminal vesicle in 12, tubular prostates in 17 and 19, three gizzards and eight setae per segment; the genus so defined was restricted to Virgin Islands and Puerto Rico.
Male genital organ including seminal vesicle and unremarkable vas deference were also present.