Definition of prostatitis
: inflammation of the prostate gland
Recent Examples of prostatitis from the Web
The man, 52, who suffered from prostatitis — a condition that causes inflammation and swelling of the prostate, had been Han's patient for about 10 years, the warrant says.
At the clinic, Dr. Irina A. Pankova applies leeches to treat glaucoma, prostatitis, hypertension and many more ailments.
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Origin and Etymology of prostatitis
First Known Use: 1842See Words from the same year
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