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Prostate gland

Prostate gland

Overview

The prostate gland is a fibrous organ that surrounds the urinary urethra at the base of the bladder.

Review Date 7/26/2021

Updated by: Kelly L. Stratton, MD, FACS, Associate Professor, Department of Urology, University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center, Oklahoma City, OK. Also reviewed by David Zieve, MD, MHA, Medical Director, Brenda Conaway, Editorial Director, and the A.D.A.M. Editorial team.