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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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The removal of bladder stones, surgical intervention to drain a prostatic cyst and abdominal operations to remove swallowed foreign bodies are all examples.
The following factors should be considered in differential diagnoses: cystadenomas and papillary adenomas of the seminal vesicles, Msellerian duct cysts, diverticula of the ejaculatory ducts or ampulla of the vas, prostatic cysts, adenocarcinoma or sarcoma of the seminal vesicles, and secondary malignant tumors of the vesicles caused by adjacent organs and lymphomas.
Other possibilities include prostatic cysts and, more lateral in location, diverticulosis of the vas deferens, ectopic ureterocele and abscess.