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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CAPTURED Iraqi dictator Saddam Hussein is suffering from a chronic prostate infection but has refused a biopsy to rule out cancer.
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The drawback with the PSA test is that it has a high false positive rate (estimated at up to 75%), meaning it picks up many benign conditions of raised PSA levels in the blood -- such as enlargement of the prostate or a prostate infection.