prostate gland secretionGo to external page http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/UBERON_0004796
A bodily secretion that is produced by the prostate gland. [ http://orcid.org/0000-0002-6601-2165 ]
Synonyms: prostate secretion prostatic fluid secretion of prostate gland secretion of prostate
- UMLS:C1709733 (ncithesaurus:Prostate_Gland_Secretion)
A secretion of the prostate this is slightly alkaline fluid, milky or white in appearance. Usually constitutes 20-30% of the volume of the semen along with spermatozoa and seminal vesicle fluid [Wikipedia:Prostate#Secretions]
Prostatic secretions vary among species. They are generally composed of simple sugars and are often slightly alkaline.