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PROSTATE

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does prostate mean? 

PROSTATE (noun)
  The noun PROSTATE has 1 sense:

1. 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

  Familiarity information: PROSTATE used as a noun is very rare.


PROSTATE (adjective)
  The adjective PROSTATE has 1 sense:

1. relating to the prostate gland

  Familiarity information: PROSTATE used as an adjective is very rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


PROSTATE (noun)


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Meaning:

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

Classified under:

Nouns denoting body parts

Synonyms:

prostate; prostate gland

Hypernyms ("prostate" is a kind of...):

ductless gland; endocrine; endocrine gland (any of the glands of the endocrine system that secrete hormones directly into the bloodstream)

Holonyms ("prostate" is a part of...):

male reproductive system (the reproductive system of males)


PROSTATE (adjective)


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Meaning:

Relating to the prostate gland

Classified under:

Relational adjectives (pertainyms)

Synonyms:

prostate; prostatic

Pertainym:

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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