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Prostate

"Prostate" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus, MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure, which enables searching at various levels of specificity.

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A gland in males that surrounds the neck of the URINARY BLADDER and the URETHRA. It secretes a substance that liquefies coagulated semen. It is situated in the pelvic cavity behind the lower part of the PUBIC SYMPHYSIS, above the deep layer of the triangular ligament, and rests upon the RECTUM.


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This graph shows the total number of publications written about "Prostate" by people in this website by year, and whether "Prostate" was a major or minor topic of these publications.
Bar chart showing 26 publications over 17 distinct years, with a maximum of 3 publications in 2009
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