1. Health
Send to a Friend via Email

Seminal Vesicle

By

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
  1. About.com
  2. Health
  3. Prostate Cancer
  4. Glossary
  5. Seminal Vesicle - Definition of Seminal Vesicle

©2014 About.com. All rights reserved.

We comply with the HONcode standard
for trustworthy health
information: verify here.