benign prostatic hypertrophy
noun see benign prostatic hyperplasia

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • benign prostatic hypertrophy — BPH. A benign (noncancerous) condition in which an overgrowth of prostate tissue pushes against the urethra and the bladder, blocking the flow of urine. Also called BPH and benign prostatic hyperplasia …   English dictionary of cancer terms

  • benign prostatic hypertrophy — noun see benign prostatic hyperplasia …   Useful english dictionary

  • benign prostatic hypertrophy —    , or hyperplasia    (BPH)    The benign buildup in the prostate of warts or epithelial neoplasias that can block or interrupt urination, and which are usually concurrent with moderate prostate enlargement. They cause a dull ache on urination,… …   Herbal-medical glossary

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  • Benign prostatic hypertrophy (BPH) — Nonmalignant (noncancerous) enlargement of the prostate gland, a common occurrence in older men. It is also known as benign prostatic hyperplasia (also abbreviated as BPH). BPH generally begins in a man s 30s, evolves slowly and only causes… …   Medical dictionary

  • BPH (benign prostatic hypertrophy) — Nonmalignant (noncancerous) enlargement of the prostate gland, a common occurrence in older men. It is also known as benign prostatic hyperplasia (also abbreviated as BPH). BPH generally begins in a man s 30s, evolves slowly and only causes… …   Medical dictionary

  • Гипертрофия Простаты Доброкачественная (Benign Prostatic Hypertrophy, Bph) — см. Железа предстательная. Источник: Медицинский словарь …   Медицинские термины

  • Benign prostatic hyperplasia — (BPH) also known as nodular hyperplasia, benign prostatic hypertrophy (technically a misnomer) or benign enlargement of the prostate (BEP) refers to the increase in size of the prostate in middle aged and elderly men. To be accurate, the process… …   Wikipedia

  • benign prostatic hyperplasia — n adenomatous hyperplasia of the periurethral part of the prostate gland that occurs esp. in men over 50 years old and that tends to obstruct urination by constricting the urethra abbr. BPH called also benign prostatic hypertrophy * * * (BPH) age …   Medical dictionary

  • benign prostatic hyperplasia — noun Date: 1968 enlargement of the prostate gland caused by a benign overgrowth of chiefly glandular tissue that occurs especially in some men over 50 years old and that tends to obstruct urination by constricting the urethra abbreviation BPH;… …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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