As the vas deferens approaches the prostate it enlarges and becomes slightly sacculated to act as a reservoir for the secretion of the testis; this part is the ampulla (see fig.
In the anterior part of the gland are seen bundles of striped muscle fibres, which are of interest when the comparative ana Ampulla of vas deferens tomy of the gland Cut end of great sacrois studied: they are 1 sciatic ligament Common ejaculatory duct Levator ani than in old prostates.
It is a silver casket or lady's toilet box, in which were found an ampulla and other small objects, enriched with niello-work.5 From Roman times till the end of the 16th century the art of working in niello seems to have been constantly practised in some part at least of Europe, while in Russia and India it has survived to the present day.
The mouth leads into the oesophagus, which extends straight down the body nearly to the aboral end or " ampulla," where it dilates into a stomach, from which the ascending limb of the U-shaped alimentary canal passes directly to the anus.
That he anointed Clovis with oil from the sacred ampulla, and that Pope Hormisdas had recognized him as primate of France.