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Anatomy of the Prostate Gland

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Anatomy of the Prostate Gland

Anatomy of the Prostate Gland

Prostate gland and its location in the body

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.

Current as ofSeptember 26, 2018

Author: Healthwise Staff
E. Gregory Thompson, MD - Internal Medicine
Adam Husney, MD - Family Medicine
Christopher G. Wood, MD, FACS - Urology