January 2005
Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary;2005, p1790
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A definition to the term "prostatism" is presented. Prostatism is a chronic disorder of the prostate gland. The condition is depicted by an enlargement of the gland which results in the obstruction of the flow of urine. It is characterized by frequent uncomfortable urination and nocturia. The causes include benign hypertrophy, carcinoma and prostatitis.


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