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Descriptor English: Seminal Vesicles
Descriptor Spanish: Vesículas Seminales
Descriptor Portuguese: Glândulas Seminais
Descriptor French: Vésicules séminales
Entry term(s): Seminal Vesicle
Vesicle, Seminal
Vesicles, Seminal
Tree number(s): A05.360.444.713
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D012669
Scope note: A saclike, glandular diverticulum on each ductus deferens in male vertebrates. It is united with the excretory duct and serves for temporary storage of semen. (From McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific and Technical Terms, 4th ed)
Allowable Qualifiers: AB abnormalities
AH anatomy & histology
BS blood supply
CH chemistry
CY cytology
DE drug effects
DG diagnostic imaging
EM embryology
EN enzymology
GD growth & development
IM immunology
IN injuries
IR innervation
ME metabolism
MI microbiology
PA pathology
PH physiology
PP physiopathology
PS parasitology
RE radiation effects
SU surgery
TR transplantation
UL ultrastructure
VI virology
DeCS ID: 13052
Unique ID: D012669
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Date Established: 1966/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 1995/05/23
Seminal Vesicles - Preferred
Concept UI M0019639
Scope note A saclike, glandular diverticulum on each ductus deferens in male vertebrates. It is united with the excretory duct and serves for temporary storage of semen. (From McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific and Technical Terms, 4th ed)
Preferred term Seminal Vesicles
Entry term(s) Seminal Vesicle
Vesicle, Seminal
Vesicles, Seminal



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