prostate Anatomy

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The prostate gland is a purely masculine body such as specific to men, as the uterus for women.The prostate surrounds the neck of the bladder, being located in the space between the pubic bone and the rectum.Its shape and size is similar to a walnut and is made up of smooth muscle (muscle parts), the spongy tissue and tiny ducts and glands (glandular).Most of its surface covered by a thin membrane called the capsule.

A newborn boy's prostate is the size of a pea, and it continues to grow by about 20 years up to adult size of the prostate.Further, it does not change its size to 45 years, and then often starts to grow again - but it's not quite healthy phenomenon, which is called benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH), or prostate adenoma.This process is so common that many doctors are gradually inclined to think to consider it in the same integral sign elderly as gray hair, wrinkles or reduced water content in tissues of the body.It is possible that earlier similar patterns have been detected due to the lowe

r life expectancy.For more on prostate adenoma and concerned with the development of necessary action men will be discussed in Part 3 of this book.

Prostate - is the "male" organ in the body of a man.It performs four main functions.

first - generation of prostaglandin E, involved in the blood supply to the pelvic organs and is responsible for a full erection.

second - generation prostate secretion, sperm fertility maintenance and improvement of its quality.This and previous functions are performed by the glandular portion of the prostate gland.

third - separates the "reference point" that separates the process from the process of urination (and liquids) ejaculation.The main thing in it - has thrown prevent semen into the bladder.The main role in this is the muscle of the prostate.

fourth - the responsibility for the quality of urination: urine and retains it provides full flight at the right time.This is also the task of the prostate muscle.

The prostate gland is located in the pelvis, under the bottom of the bladder.It affects the health of both genital and urinary system.