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prostatitis

[pros-tuh-tahy-tis]
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noun Pathology.
  1. inflammation of the prostate gland.

Origin of prostatitis

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  • Prostatitis chronica causa est impotentiae et plerumque insanabilis est.

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British Dictionary definitions for prostatitis

prostatitis

noun
  1. inflammation of the prostate gland
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Word Origin and History for prostatitis

n.

1844, from prostate + -itis.

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prostatitis in Medicine

prostatitis

(prŏs′tə-tītĭs)
n.
  1. Inflammation of the prostate gland.
Related formspros′ta•titic (-tĭtĭk) adj.
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