Clinical case: vesicula seminalis

A young married couple cannot conceive. After a series of different tests, one of which is the analysis of a sperm sample, it is found that the sperm hardly move and that no fructose is present in the ejaculate. Their doctor diagnoses an abnormality of the seminal vesicles which is indicated by the absence of fructose in the ejaculate.
  • As what kind of structure can the seminal vesicles be classified?
  • What layers form the seminal vesicles?
  • Which cells produce the seminal fluid?

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