prostatism
noun Date: circa 1900 disease of the prostate; especially a disorder resulting from obstruction of the bladder neck by an enlarged prostate gland

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  • prostatism — PROSTATÍSM s. n. ansamblu de accidente determinate de hipertrofia prostatei. (< fr. prostatisme) Trimis de raduborza, 15.09.2007. Sursa: MDN …   Dicționar Român

  • prostatism — [präs′tə tiz΄əm] n. a chronic disorder of the prostate gland, esp. enlargement of the gland resulting in obstruction of the flow of urine …   English World dictionary

  • prostatism — /pros teuh tiz euhm/, n. symptoms of prostate disorder, esp. obstructed urination, arising from benign enlargement or chronic disease of the prostate gland. [1895 1900; PROSTATE + ISM] * * * …   Universalium

  • prostatism — noun A generic term for various minor disorders of prostate gland typically causing obstructed urination; also called lower urinary tract symptoms (LUTS) …   Wiktionary

  • prostatism — A clinical syndrome, occurring mostly in older men, usually caused by enlargement of the prostate gland and manifested by irritative (nocturia, frequency, decreased voided volume, sensory urgency, and urg …   Medical dictionary

  • prostatism — pros·ta·tism …   English syllables

  • prostatism — n.; see lower urinary tract symptoms …   The new mediacal dictionary

  • prostatism — pros•ta•tism [[t]ˈprɒs təˌtɪz əm[/t]] n. med pat symptoms of prostate disorder, esp. obstructed urination, as from enlargement of the gland • Etymology: 1895–1900 …   From formal English to slang

  • prostatism — ˈprästəˌtizəm noun ( s) Etymology: International Scientific Vocabulary prostat + ism : disease of the prostate; especially : a condition resulting from obstruction of the bladder neck by an enlarged prostate …   Useful english dictionary

  • vesical prostatism — urinary retention resembling that in prostatic disease but from other causes …   Medical dictionary

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