benign prostatic hyperplasia noun
: enlargement of the prostate gland caused by a benign overgrowth of chiefly glandular tissue that occurs especially in some men over 50 years old and that tends to obstruct urination by constricting the urethra —abbreviation BPH —called also benign prostatic hypertrophy
First Known Use of BENIGN PROSTATIC HYPERPLASIA
benign prostatic hyperplasia noun (Medical Dictionary)
: adenomatous hyperplasia of the periurethral part of the prostate gland that occurs especially in men over 50 years old and that tends to obstruct urination by constricting the urethra—abbreviation BPH; called also benign prostatic hypertrophy
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