Anatomy of the prostate

Prostate and its location in the body

The prostate is a small, walnut-shaped organ that produces most of the fluid in semen. It lies just below the bladder. It surrounds the urethra, the tube that carries urine through the penis and out of the body.

Current as of: June 16, 2022

Author: Healthwise Staff
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E. Gregory Thompson MD - Internal Medicine
Adam Husney MD - Family Medicine
Christopher G. Wood MD, FACS - Urology, Oncology