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bulbourethral gland


Definition: one of two small compound racemose glands, which produce a mucoid secretion, lying side by side along the membranous urethra just above the bulb of the penis; they discharge through a small duct into the spongy part of the urethra.

Synonym(s): glandula bulbourethralisTA, Cowper gland, Méry gland

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