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prostate

of or pertaining to the prostate gland
Not to be confused with:
prostrate – prone, supine, incumbent; to lay flat as on the ground; to reduce to physical weakness
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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.
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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]
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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]
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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
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Translations
předstojná žlázaprostata
priešinė liaukaprostata

prostate

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

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

nProstata f, → Vorsteherdrüse f
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prostate

[ˈprɒsteɪt] n (also prostate gland) → prostata, ghiandola prostatica
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995

pros·tate

n. próstata, glándula masculina que rodea el cuello de la vejiga y la uretra.
English-Spanish Medical Dictionary © Farlex 2012

prostate

n (fam) glándula prostática, próstata (fam)
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The observation helps explain why the prostate tends to grow in older men, leading to an increased risk for prostate cancer and other conditions.
While the Prostate Cancer Foundation notes that nearly 60 percent of all prostate cancers are diagnosed in men over the age of 65, making age the single greatest risk factor for prostate cancer, men with family histories of the disease and/or those of a certain race must recognize that their vulnerability to the disease is greater than others', even if they are nowhere near retirement age.
Pain in the area between the pines and rectum is most often associated with inflammation of the prostate but it also caused by uncontrollable cancer cells or tumor in the prostate, a larger prostate can cause discomfort when sitting.
The prostate product contains fourteen (14) plant ingredients.
Given that obese men may have lower baseline prostate-specific antigen (PSA), they declared that they may be at a higher risk for having prostate cancer undetected in a prostate-specific antigen screening test.
Having a family history of prostate cancer (especially aggressive prostate cancer), along with breast cancer and other malignancies, may increase your likelihood of developing prostate cancer yourself.
Prostate biopsy reports were recorded (positive or negative for PCa) once the patient underwent prostatectomy (transvesical prostatectomy-TVP, transurethral resection of prostate-TURP or transrectal prostate biopsy-TRPB).
Kearns, M.D., from the University of Washington School of Medicine in Seattle, and colleagues used MarketScan claims of privately insured patients to identify six million men aged 40 to 64 years (2008 to 2014) to assess trends in prostate-specific antigen (PSA) testing, prostate biopsy, prostate cancer diagnosis, and definitive local treatment.
A team at Newcastle University has received more than PS340,000 from men's health charity Prostate Cancer UK as part of its PS2.7m Research Innovation Awards scheme.
Prostate Cancer UK says more men now die from prostate cancer than women are killed by breast cancer.
This review focuses on the evolving role of multi-parametric magnetic resonance imaging in diagnosis and management of prostate cancer.