[ pros-teyt ]
/ ˈprɒs teɪt /
Also pros·tat·ic [pro-stat-ik] /prɒˈstæt ɪk/. of or relating to the prostate gland.
Words nearby prostate
Origin of prostate
OTHER WORDS FROM prostatepost·pros·tate, adjectivepre·pro·stat·ic, adjectivesub·pro·stat·ic, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for prostatic
/ (ˈprɒsteɪt) /
Also called: prostate gland a gland in male mammals that surrounds the neck of the bladder and urethra and secretes a liquid constituent of the semen
Also: prostatic (prɒˈstætɪk) of or relating to the prostate glandSee also PSA
Word Origin for prostate
C17: via Medieval Latin from Greek prostatēs something standing in front (of the bladder), from pro- in front + histanai to cause to stand
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Medicine definitions for prostatic
[ prŏs′tāt′ ]
The prostate gland.
Of or relating to the prostate gland.
Other words from prostatepro•stat′ic (prŏ-stăt′ĭk) adj.
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Science definitions for prostatic
[ prŏs′tāt′ ]
A gland in male mammals located at the base of the bladder. The prostate gland opens into the urethra and secretes a milky fluid that is a major component of semen.
Other words from prostate glandprostatic adjective (prŏ-stăt′ĭk)
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