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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 ageing, prostatic diseases occur simultaneously which is an important factor in the deterioration of the quality of life of men.
Prostatic diseases. In: Textbook of Veterinary Internal Medicine.
To explain the higher susceptibility of obese and insulin-resistant men to the age-related prostatic diseases, we hypothesized that, apart from indirect growth promoting effects of dietary fats by inducing compensatory hyperinsulinaemia, excessive fat intake accelerates the prostatic aging and thus the incidence of age-related prostatic disorders.
The clinical presentation of malignant lymphoma of the prostate is difficult to distinguish from other prostatic diseases. Systemic symptoms are rare.
Marker, "Recent advances in prostate development and links to prostatic diseases," Wiley Interdisciplinary Reviews: Systems Biology and Medicine, vol.
Sebastianelli et al., "Metabolic syndrome and lower urinary tract symptoms: the role of inflammation," Prostate Cancer and Prostatic Diseases, vol.
Prostatic diseases like benign prostatic hyperpla-sia (BPH) and carcinoma of prostate (CaP) are the most common diseases of old age in males, with CaP being the most common cancer in Pakistani men.1 Little is known about the etiology of carcinoma of prostate, but most studies on several risk factors such as age, race, family history, androgens, estrogens and environmental influences have demonstrated positive association.2
Evaluation of diagnostic techniques for canine prostatic diseases. Journal of the American Veterinary Medical Association, v.177, p.160-163, 1980.
If any of these medications actually affect prostate cells, perhaps they may have a role in prevention or therapy of prostatic diseases."