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Semen consists of 5% spermatozoa and 95% seminal plasma, which is mainly derived from the secretions of the seminal vesicle and prostate.

The seminal vesicle contributes 65% of the volume of semen, while the prostate is responsible for approximately 25%. The urethral and bulbourethral glands contribute 1% with a lubricating secretion.

It is all these secretions that give sperm its characteristic consistency, thick after ejaculation and then more liquid.

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By BSc, MSc (embryologist) and (embryologist).
Last Update: 05/10/2021
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