Prostatic venous plexus

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Vein: Prostatic venous plexus
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The veins of the right half of the male pelvis. (Prostatic plexus labeled at bottom right.)
Latin plexus venosus prostaticus
Gray's subject #173 676
Source deep dorsal vein of the penis
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The prostatic veins form a well-marked prostatic plexus which lies partly in the fascial sheath of the prostate and partly between the sheath and the prostatic capsule. It communicates with the pudendal and vesical plexuses.

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