Seminal Vesicles

Definition of Seminal Vesicles:

These are a couple of spongy glands, 1.5 to 2 inches long, that secrete high-sugar, acidic, and thick, ropy colloid into the ductus deferens (containing sperm from the testes) during ejaculation.  The two fluids empty into the prostate, where they are mixed with alkaline prostatic fluids to form semen.

Topics Related to Seminal Vesicles

Hypogonadism, Male

...the condition
“...radiation; characterized by low serum testosterone levels, but with gonadotropins in the normal or low range ... Regression of secondary sexual characteristics (growth and maturation of prostate, seminal vesicles, penis, and scrotum; the development of male hair distribution, including facial, pubic, chest, axillary hair; laryngeal enlargement; vocal chord thickening; alterations in body...”


...related topic
“...Technically this can also refer to salivary gland calculi and impacted precipitants in the seminal vesicles or prostate.”

Prostate Cancer

...recommendation Surgery
“...The most common technique is a "radical prostatectomy", which involves removing the prostate gland, seminal vesicles and nearby lymph nodes...”
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