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prostate

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noun pros·tate \ˈpräs-ˌtāt\

Definition of prostate

prostatic

play \prä-ˈsta-tik\ adjective


Origin and Etymology of prostate

New Latin prostata prostate gland, from Greek prostatēs, from proïstanai to put in front, from pro- before + histanai to cause to stand — more at pro-, stand


First Known Use: 1646


Medical Dictionary

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prostate

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noun pros·tate \ˈpräs-ˌtāt\

Medical Definition of prostate



Illustration of prostate


2

prostate

adjective pros·tate

Medical Definition of prostate

  1. :  of, relating to, or being the prostate gland




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