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prostatic utricle


Definition: a minute pouch in the prostate that opens on the summit of the seminal colliculus; it is analogous to the uterus and vagina in the female, being the remains of the fused caudal ends of the paramesonephric ducts.

Synonym(s): utriculus prostaticusTA, masculine uterus, Morgagni sinus2, sinus pocularis, vagina masculina, vesica prostatica, Weber organ

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