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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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Prostatic fluid makes up about 30% of the volume of semen; its role is to slightly alkalinize seminal fluid in order to counteract the acidic pH of the vaginal tract, allowing sperm to survive long enough to enter the uterus.
One theory is that regular ejaculations may reduce the concentration of cancer-causing substances in prostatic fluid, which is found in semen.
It's been a complex process to develop but it could be carried out in three minutes once the prostatic fluid sample has been obtained, allowing doctors to begin treatment quickly.
A kallikrein-like serine protease in prostatic fluid cleaves the predominant seminal vesicle protein.
When the receptor sloughs off the cancer cells, it can be found in urine and prostatic fluid (in men).
Prostatic fluid is acidic, rich in zinc and citric acid, and provides the enzymes for formation of the coagulum.