Ejaculatory duct

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Ejaculatory duct
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Male Anatomy
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Vesiculæ seminales and ampullæ of ductus deferentes, seen from the front. The anterior walls of the left ampulla, left seminal vesicle, and prostatic urethra have been cut away.
Latin ductus ejaculatorii
Gray's subject #261 1247
MeSH Ejaculatory+Ducts

The Ejaculatory ducts are part of the human male anatomy, which cause the reflex action of ejaculation. Each male has two of them.

They begin at the vas deferens, pass through the prostate, and empty into the urethra at the Colliculus seminalis. During ejaculation, semen passes through the ducts and exits the body via the penis.

Surgery to correct Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia (BPH) may destroy these ducts resulting inretrograde ejaculation.

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  • SUNY Figs 44:03-15 - "Lateral (A) and posterior (B) views of the bladder and associated structures."

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cs:Ejakulační vývod simple:Ejaculatory duct



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