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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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Elhilali was a world-renowned urologist and specialist in prostatic diseases.
Benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH) and prostatic adenocarcinoma are very frequent prostatic diseases in elderly men in their sixties and responsible for considerable morbidity and mortality.
Abdominal ultrasound may also be recommended if prostate disease is suspected to rule out more serious prostatic diseases such as abscesses and tumours, but these are much rarer than BPH.
To evaluate the diagnostic value of PSA Density in pre-operative differentiation of benign and malignant prostatic diseases.
The clinical presentation of malignant lymphoma of the prostate is difficult to distinguish from other prostatic diseases.
If any of these medications actually affect prostate cells, perhaps they may have a role in prevention or therapy of prostatic diseases.
Estrogens have significant direct and indirect effects on prostate gland development and homeostasis and have been long suspected in playing a role in the etiology of prostatic diseases.
De acuerdo con una investigacion publicada en Prostate Cancer and Prostatic Diseases, el tratamiento adyuvante de deprivacion androgenica con Zoladex (goserelina) logra el control a largo plazo de la enfermedad no metastasica, permitiendo a los hombres sobrevivir a su enfermedad y tener un riesgo de mortalidad comparable al de la poblacion general.
Larger studies that examine the relationship between the occurrence of hypogonadal symptoms and the risk of hypogonadism in men aged 45 or older with and without prostatic diseases or disorders are warranted," he concluded.
Excluding men with prostate cancer, inflammatory or other prostatic diseases did not substantially alter the association.