prostate

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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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With proton therapy we are not removing or destroying the prostrate gland, which is very important with respect to the quality of life we are offering after proton therapy.
After humorously pointing out some unintelligent design features of the human body (for example, running the male urethra through the prostrate gland that is destined to enlarge during a man's latter years), the poem concludes "The Great Designer knows what's due ya, / Nothing else can stick it to ya / Like Intelligent Design
Last April the National Toxicology Program (NTP), an interagency program that communicates toxicology research from across the United States government, concluded that there was "some concern" that current human exposures to BPA can affect the brain, behavior and prostrate gland in fetuses, infants and children.