Glossary Term:

Title

prostate

Phonetic

<b>pros</b>-tate; note that there is no “r” in the second syllable

Description

a gland found only in men. It is just below the bladder and in front of the rectum. The prostate makes a fluid that is part of semen. The tube that carries urine, the urethra, runs through the prostate. See also bladder, rectum, semen.