prostatism

noun pros·ta·tism \ ˈprä-stə-ˌti-zəm \

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


Medical Dictionary

prostatism

noun pros·ta·tism \ ˈpräs-tə-ˌtiz-əm \

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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