The prostate gland is a partly muscular, partly glandular body that is situated near the base of the mammalian male urethra and secretes an alkaline viscid fluid which is a major constituent of the ejaculatory fluid. [ http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Prostate http://amigo.geneontology.org/amigo/term/GO:0030850 ]

Synonyms: prostate male prostate

This is just here as a test because I lose it

Term information

database cross reference
Subsets

uberon_slim, efo_slim, pheno_slim, organ_slim, major_organ

depicted by

http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/a/a1/Prostatelead.jpg

editor note

TODO - FMA treats the gland as part of the prostate - see also FMA:74119.

id

UBERON:0002367