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 ÏÏÎ¿ÏÏÎ¬ÏÎ·Ï, prostátÄs, literally “one who stands before”, “protector”, “guardian”) is an exocrine gland of the male reproductive system in most mammals.