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prostatism

[ pros-tuh-tiz-uhm ]
/ ˈprɒs təˌtɪz əm /
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noun
symptoms of prostate disorder, especially obstructed urination, arising from benign enlargement or chronic disease of the prostate gland.
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Origin of prostatism

First recorded in 1895–1900; prostate + -ism
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Medical definitions for prostatism

prostatism
[ prŏstə-tĭz′əm ]

n.
A disorder characterized by decreased force of urination and dysuria, usually resulting from enlargement of the prostate gland.
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