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Definition of Bulbourethral gland

Bulbourethral gland: A pea-sized gland in the male located behind and to the side of the urethra that discharges a component of seminal fluid into the urethra. There are two bulbourethral glands, one on each side. Also known as the Cowper's gland.

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Last Editorial Review: 3/19/2012

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