The female prostate – Skene’s glands. The Skene’s glands are located on the upper wall of the vagina and around the lower end of the urethra. The Skene’s glands are made of the same cells as the male prostate, and are what is thought to produce the fluid ejected in female ejaculation. The Skene’s glands are also called the lesser vestibular, periurethral or paraurethral glands, or increasingly the more correct name of the female prostate.
The Skene's glands, which are also known as the lesser vestibular glands (homologous to the prostate glands in males), are two glands located on either side of the urethra. These glands are believed to secrete a substance to lubricate the urethra opening. This substance is also believed to act as an antimicrobial.
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Facts you should know about Female Prostate or SKene’s Glands. Skene’s Gland is also well known as periurethral, lesser vestibular, or paraurethral gland. One more popular name for this term is female prostate that is generally located either on the upper most wall of vagina or may be found at lower end of urethra.
In female human anatomy, Skene's glands or the Skene glands ( / skiːn / SKEEN, also known as the lesser vestibular glands, paraurethral glands or female homologue of the prostate) are glands located around the lower end of the urethra.
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