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1. prostate

noun. ['ˈprɑːˌsteɪt'] a firm partly muscular chestnut sized gland in males at the neck of the urethra; produces a viscid secretion that is the fluid part of semen.

Synonyms

  • endocrine gland
  • endocrine
  • prostate gland
  • male reproductive system

Etymology

  • pro- (English)
  • pro (Latin)
  • state (English)
  • status (Latin)

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Example sentences of the word prostate


1. Verb, base form
Cysts can also lead to prostate enlargement and infection in the form of abscesses.

2. Noun, singular or mass
The doctor may also perform an ultrasound so he or she can view the prostate during the biopsy.

3. Adjective
A PSA test is an important tool that doctors use to detect prostate conditions in men.

4. Verb, non-3rd person singular present
In fact, all prostate conditions become more common as men age.

2. prostate

adjective. ['ˈprɑːˌsteɪt'] relating to the prostate gland.

Etymology

  • pro- (English)
  • pro (Latin)
  • state (English)
  • status (Latin)
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