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Seminal Vesicle


Updated December 21, 2008

Definition: A seminal vesicle is one of a pair of small tubular glands that are near the prostate. The primary function of the seminal vesicles involves the production of fluid that makes up a significant percentage of semen. The seminal vesicles are an early place of metastasis or spread of prostate cancer.
Pronunciation: semm-in-ul vess-i-cul
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