prostate gland


  • WordNet 3.6
    • n prostate gland 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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In literature:

The bladder was normal and its neck was surrounded by a prostate gland.
"Anomalies and Curiosities of Medicine" by George M. Gould
But he died of acute inflammation of the bladder and chronic enlargement of prostate gland.
"A Compilation of the Messages and Papers of the Presidents" by Grover Cleveland
Epithelial Scales from the Prostate Gland.
"Manhood Perfectly Restored" by Unknown
Glands situated in front of the prostate gland.
"The People's Common Sense Medical Adviser in Plain English" by R. V. Pierce
Just in front of the prostate gland are two small bodies known as Cowper's glands.
"Plain Facts for Old and Young" by John Harvey Kellogg
The two ejaculatory ducts coming together in the prostate gland open into the urethra.
"The Biology, Physiology and Sociology of Reproduction" by Winfield S. Hall
With the affection of the prostate gland, that of the urethra also begins, which passes through the middle of the prostate gland.
"Prof. Koch's Method to Cure Tuberculosis Popularly Treated" by Max Birnbaum
In 65% of all men, the vital prostate gland shows up soon after all.
"Astounding Stories of Super-Science February 1930" by Various
This operation is called "prostatectomy," which means the removal of the prostate gland.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 4, Slice 1" by Various
The pain was similar to a vesical tenesmus, a pain in the region of the neck of the bladder and prostate gland.
"New, Old, and Forgotten Remedies: Papers by Many Writers" by Various

In news:

For the majority of men enlargement of the prostate gland is an inevitable fact of aging.
Is President Obama's Prostate Gland More Important Than Yours.
The prostate gland is an organ that surrounds the urinary urethra in men.
Prostatitis is the swelling and inflammation of the prostate gland, according to the Mayo Clinic.
But these drugs can also cause drowsiness, and should not be taken by people with asthma, glaucoma or enlarged prostate glands.
Is this due to my prostate gland.
The prostate gland is a male sex organ located below the bladder and around the urethra.
In men over age 50, the prostate gland often becomes enlarged .
An experimental treatment for enlarged prostate glands shows promise as an outpatient alternative to surgery that hospitalizes about 400,000 American men a year, researchers say.
Avodart, a popular drug used to treat an enlarged prostate gland could have an additional benefit.
Prostate cancer affects the prostate , a walnut-size gland in men that surrounds the urethra and normally helps produce seminal fluid.
The prostate gland is situated directly under the bladder and envelops the prostatic urethra and the ductus ejaculatorii.
We've long known that tomatoes are good for the health of your prostate gland.
Prostate cancer affects the prostate, a walnut-size gland in men that surrounds the urethra and normally helps produce seminal fluid.

In science:

Prostate brachytherapy involves implanting radioactive seeds (I125 for instance) permanently in the gland for the treatment of localized prostate cancers e.g. cT1c-T2a N0 M0 with good prognostic factors.
MRI/TRUS data fusion for prostate brachytherapy. Preliminary results
Treatment planning and seed implanting are most often based on the intensive use of transrectal ultrasound (TRUS) imaging. This is not easy because prostate visualization is difficult in this imaging modality particularly as regards the apex of the gland and from an intra- and inter-observer variability standpoint.
MRI/TRUS data fusion for prostate brachytherapy. Preliminary results