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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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Effects of rectal examination, prostatic massage, ultrasonography and needle biopsy on serum prostate specific antigen levels.
Several authors have reported efficient retrieval of sperm by rigorous prostatic massage with the male in the lateral decubitus position.
For prostatic secretion, per rectal prostatic massage was given till prostatic secretion was obtained.
32) El-Nashaar and Shamloul evaluated 145 patients with PE for at least 6 months and found microbial growth in their prostatic secretions, which were collected with prostatic massage in 94 (64.
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