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Prostate MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Prostate
Tree Number(s)
A05.360.444.575
A10.336.707
Unique ID
D011467
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D011467
Annotation
adenoma, hyperplasia & hypertrophy = PROSTATIC HYPERPLASIA; /‌surg: probably PROSTATECTOMY; inflammation = PROSTATITIS; PROSTATE-SPECIFIC ANTIGEN (a serine proteinase) is available: do not confuse with prostate-specific acid phosphatase ( = PROSTATE + ACID PHOSPHATASE)
Scope Note
A gland in males that surrounds the neck of the URINARY BLADDER and the URETHRA. It secretes a substance that liquefies coagulated semen. It is situated in the pelvic cavity behind the lower part of the PUBIC SYMPHYSIS, above the deep layer of the triangular ligament, and rests upon the RECTUM.
See Also
Prostatectomy
Date Established
1966/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/01/01
Revision Date
2006/07/07
Prostate Preferred
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