parenchyma prostatae

parenchyma prostatae
[TA] parenchyma of prostate glandular substance consisting of 30 to 50 small compound tubulosaccular or tubuloalveolar glands, making up the bulk of the prostate; their excretory ducts empty into the prostatic urethra. The parenchyma is surrounded by muscular tissue and permeated by muscular strands.

Medical dictionary. 2011.

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