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Updated 26 August 2014

What is the prostate and what is its function?

The prostate gland is more or less the size of a walnut and is situated behind the pubic bone in front of the rectum.

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The prostate gland is more or less the size of a walnut and is situated behind the pubic bone in front of the rectum. The prostate produces most of the fluids in semen, including the fluid that nourishes and transports sperm.

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