II. Anatomy

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Ontology: Seminal Vesicles (C0036628)

Definition (NCI_NCI-GLOSS) A gland that helps produce semen.
Definition (NCI) One of the two paired glands in the male genitourinary system, posterior to the bladder and superior to the prostate gland, that produces fructose-rich seminal fluid which is a component of semen. These glands join the ipsilateral ductus deferens to form the ejaculatory duct.
Definition (NCI_CDISC) One of the two paired glands in the male genitourinary system, posterior to the bladder and superior to the prostate gland, that produces fructose-rich seminal fluid which is a component of semen. These glands join the ipsilateral ductus deferens to form the ejaculatory duct. (NCI)
Definition (MSH) A saclike, glandular diverticulum on each ductus deferens in male vertebrates. It is united with the excretory duct and serves for temporary storage of semen. (From McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific and Technical Terms, 4th ed)
Definition (CSP) saclike, glandular diverticulum on each ductus deferens in male vertebrates; it is united with the excretory duct and serves for temporary storage of semen.
Concepts Body Part, Organ, or Organ Component (T023)
MSH D012669
SnomedCT 64739004
English Seminal Vesicles, Vesicle, Seminal, Vesicles, Seminal, Glandula vesiculosa, Glandula seminalis, Seminal gland, Vesicula seminalis, seminal vesicle, seminal vesicles, vesicula seminalis, glands seminal, Seminal vesicles, GLAND, SEMINAL VESICLE, SEMINAL VESICLE, Seminal vesicle, Seminal vesicle structure, Seminal vesicle structure (body structure), Seminal vesicle, NOS, Seminal Vesicle, Seminal Sacs
Portuguese Glândulas Seminais, Vesículas Seminais
Swedish Sädesblåsor
Czech semenné váčky
Finnish Rakkularauhaset
Russian SEMENNYE PUZYR'KI, СЕМЕННЫЕ ПУЗЫРЬКИ
Latvian Sēklas pūslīši
Polish Pęcherzyk nasienny
Norwegian Vesiculae seminales, Sædblærer
Spanish Glándulas Seminales, estructura de la vesícula seminal (estructura corporal), estructura de la vesícula seminal, vesícula seminal, vesícula espermática, Vesículas Seminales
German Samenblasen, Vesiculae seminales, Bläschendrüsen
Italian Vescicole seminali
Dutch Blaasje, zaad-, Vesiculae seminales, Zaadblaasje, Zaadblaasjes
French Vésicule séminale, Glandes vésiculaires, Vésicules séminales