Synonyms and Antonyms for prostate-specific-antigen

1. prostate specific antigen (n.)

a protein manufactured exclusively by the prostate gland; PSA is produced for the ejaculate where it liquifies the semen and allows sperm cells to swim freely; elevated levels of PSA in blood serum are associated with benign prostatic hyperplasia and prostate cancer

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2. specific (adj.)

(sometimes followed by `to') applying to or characterized by or distinguishing something particular or special or unique

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3. specific (adj.)

stated explicitly or in detail

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4. prostate (adj.)

relating to the prostate gland

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5. prostate (n.)

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

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6. specific (n.)

a fact about some part (as opposed to general)

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7. specific (n.)

a medicine that has a mitigating effect on a specific disease

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8. antigen (n.)

any substance (as a toxin or enzyme) that stimulates an immune response in the body (especially the production of antibodies)

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