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pros·tate

 (prŏs′tāt′)
n.
The prostate gland.
adj.
Of or relating to the prostate gland.

[New Latin prostata, from Greek prostatēs (adēn), prostate (gland), from proïstanai, to set before : pro-, in front; see pro-2 + histanai, to set, place; see stā- in Indo-European roots.]

pros·tat′ic (prŏ-stăt′ĭk) adj.

prostate

(ˈprɒsteɪt)
n
(Anatomy) Also called: prostate gland a gland in male mammals that surrounds the neck of the bladder and urethra and secretes a liquid constituent of the semen
adj
(Anatomy) Also: prostatic of or relating to the prostate gland. See also PSA
[C17: via Medieval Latin from Greek prostatēs something standing in front (of the bladder), from pro- in front + histanai to cause to stand]

pros•tate

(ˈprɒs teɪt)
adj.
1. Also, pros•tat•ic (prɒˈstæt ɪk) of or pertaining to the prostate gland.
n.
[1640–50; < New Latin prostata < Greek prostátēs one standing before. See pro-2, -stat]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.prostate - a firm partly muscular chestnut sized gland in males at the neck of the urethraprostate - a firm partly muscular chestnut sized gland in males at the neck of the urethra; produces a viscid secretion that is the fluid part of semen
ductless gland, endocrine gland, endocrine - any of the glands of the endocrine system that secrete hormones directly into the bloodstream
male reproductive system - the reproductive system of males
Adj.1.prostate - relating to the prostate gland
Translations
předstojná žlázaprostata
priešinė liaukaprostata

prostate

[ˈprɒsteɪt] N (also prostate gland) → próstata f

prostate

[ˈprɒsteɪt]
n (also prostate gland) → prostate f
modif [problem, trouble] → de prostate prostate cancerprostate cancer ncancer m de la prostate

prostate (gland)

nProstata f, → Vorsteherdrüse f

prostate

[ˈprɒsteɪt] n (also prostate gland) → prostata, ghiandola prostatica

pros·tate

n. próstata, glándula masculina que rodea el cuello de la vejiga y la uretra.

prostate

n (fam) glándula prostática, próstata (fam)
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