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The prostate gland.
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.


(Anatomy) of or relating to the prostate
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Adj.1.prostatic - relating to the prostate gland


a. prostático-a, rel. a la próstata;
___ hypertrophyhipertrofia ___, agrandamiento benigno de la próstata debido a la vejez.


adj prostático
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Acute prostatitis can lead to prostatic abscess or epididymitis.
Ultrasound scan of the abdomen revealed prostatomegaly with the presence of a prostatic abscess of about 2.
TRUS is very reliable imaging method to diagnose a prostatic abscess.
of Patients 196 167 141 80 16 600 Table-2: Age wise distribution of disease Age distribution in years Disease 40-49 50-59 60-69 BPH 0 15 36 Stricture Urethra 40 20 14 Neurogenic bladder 00 03 08 Urolithiasis -05 02 02 Urethritis 05 01 02 Chronic cystitis 06 01 00 Prostatic Abscess 04 00 00 Chronic bacterial prostatitis 03 01 00 Interstitial cystitis 00 00 00 Total 63 43 62 Nonspecific diseases 133 (34.
On hospital day 5, while awaiting prostatic abscess sampling, the patient developed oliguria and acute kidney injury (AKI) with a creatinine level that peaked at 9.
Transrectal ultrasound and prostatic secretion culture for prostatic abscess and chronic prostatitis respectively was also unremarkable.
A urethrorectal fistula due to prostatic abscess associated with urolithiasis in a dog.
The resected prostate fragments were sent for pathologic examination, which revealed patchy acute and chronic inflammation, with focal cavitary purulent debris, consistent with prostatic abscess.
A computed tomography scan of his abdomen and pelvis showed splenic abscesses, but no prostatic abscess was noted.