pro statism


symptoms of prostate disorder, especially obstructed urination, arising from benign enlargement or chronic disease of the prostate gland.

1895–1900; prostate + -ism Unabridged
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prostatism pros·ta·tism (prŏs'tə-tĭz'əm)
A disorder characterized by decreased force of urination and dysuria, usually resulting from enlargement of the prostate gland.

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