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benign prostatic hyperplasia


benign prostatic hyperplasia

noun

Definition of BENIGN PROSTATIC HYPERPLASIA

:  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
March 04, 2015
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