1. An exocrine gland which secretes a clear fluid known as pre-ejaculate or Cowper’s fluid (colloquially known as “pre-cum”) which is generated upon sexual arousal. (wiktionary.org)
2. Also called a Cowper’s gland for anatomist William Cowper, is one of two small exocrine glands present in the reproductive system of male mammals (including humans). They are homologous to Bartholin’s glands in females. (wikipedia.org)
3. Either of two glands that discharge a component of seminal fluid into the urethra; homologous to Bartholin’s gland in the female. (wordnetweb.princeton.edu)
4. One of a pair of glands near the base of the penis in the human male that secretes fluid that lubricates and neutralizes acids in the urethra during sexual arousal. (greatpacificmedia.com)
Syn: Cowper’s gland.