Anatomy of the Prostate Gland

Anatomy of the Prostate Gland

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The prostate gland is a small, walnut-shaped organ that lies just below a man's bladder. It surrounds the urethra, the tube that carries urine from the bladder out of the body through the penis.

The prostate gland produces most of the fluid in semen.

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ByHealthwise Staff

Primary Medical ReviewerE. Gregory Thompson, MD - Internal Medicine

Specialist Medical ReviewerChristopher G. Wood, MD, FACS - Urology, Oncology

Current as ofJune 4, 2014

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