Prostatic sinus

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Prostatic sinus
Vesiculae seminales and ampullæ of ductus deferentes, seen from the front.
Prostatic urethra.svg
Dissection of the prostate showing the prostatic urethra. The prostatic ducts are seen opening into the prostatic sinus (unlabeled), which lies on either side of the urethral crest and seminal colliculus.
Latin sinus prostaticus
Gray's p.1234
TA A09.4.02.010
FMA 19604
Anatomical terminology

On either side of the urethral crest is a slightly depressed fossa, the prostatic sinus, the floor of which is perforated by numerous apertures, the orifices of the prostatic ducts from the lateral lobes of the prostate.

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This article incorporates text from a public domain edition of Gray's Anatomy.