The prostate is a gland in the male genital apparatus of the present form of chestnut, situated in front of the rectum and under the bladder. Inside it passes the first part of the urethra, the duct through which passes urine during urination.
What does the prostate?
The function of the prostate is to produce prostatic secretions and in particular a substance, called PSA, which promotes the survival and motility of sperm, and then the fertility. During ejaculation, the prostate secretion is poured directly into the urethra and, together with the sperm produced by the testes and other substances originating from the seminal vesicles, it is to form the seminal fluid. Given the function of the prostate, the pathologies that interest may impair male fertility. » Read more