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seminal gland


Definition: one of two folded, sacculated, glandular structures that is a diverticulum of the ductus deferens; its secretion is one of the components of semen; it normally does not store spermatozoa as was previously thought.

Synonym(s): glandula vesiculosaTA, glandula seminalis, seminal vesicle, vesicula seminalis, gonecyst, gonecystis, seminal capsule

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