prostatic massage

n.

The expression of prostatic secretions by applying pressure on the prostate with a finger in the rectum.
The emptying of prostatic sini and ducts by repeated downward compression maneuvers, used in the treatment of inflammatory conditions of the prostate.

Nearby words

  1. prostate-specific antigen,
  2. prostatectomy,
  3. prostatic,
  4. prostatic ductule,
  5. prostatic fluid,
  6. prostatic sinus,
  7. prostatic utricle,
  8. prostatism,
  9. prostatitis,
  10. prostato-


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