One of two structures that are about 5 cm long and are located behind the bladder and above the prostate gland. The seminal vesicles contribute fluid to the ejaculate.
Pertaining to both the urinary bladder and intestine or to a communication between them, as in a vesicoenteric fistula. Synonymous with vesicointestinal.
Referring to the presence of one or more vesicles. For example, a vesicular rash features small blisters on the skin.
- Vesicular rickettsiosis
A mild infectious disease first observed in New York City, caused by Rickettsia akari, transmitted from its mouse host by chigger or adult mite bites. There is fever, a dark spot that becomes a small ulcer at the site of the bite, swollen glands (lymphadenopathy) in that region, and a raised blistery (vesicular) rash. Also […]
Inflammation of a vesicle, particularly of the seminal vesicles behind the male bladder.
The use of special X-ray equipment and a dye to examine the seminal vesicles and related structures. Vesiculography is most often used when prostate disease or cancer is suspected.