Definition of prostatitis in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˌprɒsteɪˈtʌɪtɪs/


[mass noun] Medicine
Inflammation of the prostate gland.
Example sentences
  • However, a high PSA score does not always indicate cancer and can be caused by other prostate diseases such as benign prostatic hypertrophy or prostatitis (inflamed prostate).
  • Infection is the most common cause of dysuria and presents as cystitis, prostatitis, pyelonephritis, or urethritis, depending on the area of the urogenital tract that is most affected.
  • Bacterial prostatitis is an inflammation of the prostate gland.

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