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prostate

a gland in male mammals that surrounds the neck of the bladder and urethra and secretes a liquid constituent of the semen

prostate

[′prä‚stāt]
(anatomy)
A glandular organ that surrounds the urethra at the neck of the urinary bladder in the male.
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Sexually mature, intact dogs should certainly be considered at risk of developing prostatic disease especially if having ultrasonographic evidence of BPH such as prostatic cysts.
Tests were used to analyse the sensitivity, specificity and overall accuracy of PSAD in diagnosing benign and malignant prostatic diseases.
Serum total prostatic and non-prostatic acid phosphatase in healthy dogs and in dogs with prostatic diseases.
CHICAGO -- Men with prostatic disease often present with symptoms of hypogonadism and are more likely to be hypogonadal, compared with patients who do not have prostatic conditions, Dr.
Prostatic conditions such as BPH, prostate cancer, inflammatory prostatic diseases, and other prostatic diseases were coded from medical records according to the International Classification of Diseases and Related Problems, Ninth Revision [World Health Organization (WHO) 1979].
Prof Foster said the conference was a great coup for Liverpool - and Britain - and hopes to co-ordinate research on prostatic diseases across the world.
Fraser focuses on prostatic diseases including cancer, incontinence, and impotence.
However, PSA is not specific for prostate cancer and may be increased by many prostatic diseases, manipulations, or other conditions (see Table 1).
Most family physicians, however, should be able to look beyond this shortcoming and benefit from the lucid descriptions of the care of prostatic diseases contained in this text.
Other prostatic diseases in which TUMT has potential clinical utility include nonbacterial prostatitis and prostatic carcinoma.
The NPG titles that will make selected content freely available to Sermo users are: Nature Clinical Practice Cardiovascular Medicine, Nature Clinical Practice Endocrinology & Metabolism, Nature Clinical Practice Neurology, Nature Clinical Practice Urology, International Journal of Impotence Research, International Journal of Obesity, Journal of Human Hypertension, Journal of Perinatology, Leukemia, and Prostate Cancer and Prostatic Diseases.