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What Does the Prostate Do?


Updated June 04, 2009

Question: What Does the Prostate Do?

Prostate Function - What Is the Prostate's Function?

The prostate is a walnut-sized gland situated in the middle of the pelvis. Its primary role is to produce the fluid portion of semen (the substance that protects and transports sperm as it travels out of the penis).

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