Pronunciation: (PROS-tayt)

A gland in the male reproductive system. The prostate surrounds the part of the urethra (the tube that empties the bladder) just below the bladder, and produces a fluid that forms part of the semen.

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Anatomy of the male reproductive and urinary systems, showing the prostate, testicles, bladder, and other organs.Anatomía del sistema reproductor y el sistema urinario masculino, muestra la próstata, los testículos, la vejiga y otros órganos. Date last modified: 2006-01-04Prostate CancerCáncer de próstata