prostatism

noun
pros·​ta·​tism | \ ˈprä-stə-ˌti-zəm How to pronounce prostatism (audio) \

Definition of prostatism

: disease of the prostate especially : a disorder resulting from obstruction of the bladder neck by an enlarged prostate gland

First Known Use of prostatism

circa 1900, in the meaning defined above

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“Prostatism.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/prostatism. Accessed 7 December 2019.

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prostatism

noun
pros·​ta·​tism | \ ˈpräs-tə-ˌtiz-əm How to pronounce prostatism (audio) \

Medical Definition of prostatism

: disease of the prostate gland especially : a disorder resulting from obstruction of the bladder neck by an enlarged prostate gland

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