The prostate is a gland about the size and shape of a walnut.
The prostate gland is located in front of the rectum, just below the bladder and
it surrounds the urethra. The urethra carries urine from the bladder out through
Tucked between the rectum and the bladder, and attached to the prostate, are a
pair of glands called the seminal vesicles. The seminal vesicles provide
nutrients for the semen.
Check out the website for prostate anatomy,
information on the PSE blood test, how a prostate exam is done, and what can go
wrong with the prostate.