prostatitis

[ pros-tuh-tahy-tis ]
/ ˌprɒs təˈtaɪ tɪs /
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noun Pathology.

inflammation of the prostate gland.

Origin of prostatitis

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British Dictionary definitions for prostatitis

prostatitis

/ (ˌprɒstəˈtaɪtɪs) /

noun

inflammation of the prostate gland
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Word Origin and History for prostatitis

prostatitis


n.

1844, from prostate + -itis.

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Medicine definitions for prostatitis

prostatitis

[ prŏs′tə-tītĭs ]

n.

Inflammation of the prostate gland.
Related formspros′ta•titic (-tĭtĭk) adj.
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