Prostate Gland Anatomy

The prostate is a gland of the male reproductive system. It is located in front of the rectum and just below the bladder, the organ that stores urine. It is about the size of a chestnut and somewhat conical in shape, and consists of a base, an apex, an anterior, a posterior and two lateral surfaces.

The prostate is an organ in male reproductive anatomy. This small gland sits directly below the bladder and plays a role in producing and fine-tuning semen. The prostate has various functions.

The prostate (from Ancient Greek προστάτης, prostátēs, literally “one who stands before”, “protector”, “guardian”) is an exocrine gland of the male reproductive system in most mammals.

This diagram with labels depicts and explains the details of Prostate Gland Anatomy.

Prostate Gland Anatomy



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