- The definition of a prostate is a gland located at the base of the bladder in male mammals which secretes a fluid with the sperm.
A chestnut-sized gland in a male human that surrounds the urethra is an example of a prostate.
prostate definition by Webster's New World
Origin: Midieval Latin prostata ; from Classical Greek prostatēs, one standing before ; from proistanai, to set before ; from pro-, before plush histanai, to stand
prostate definition by American Heritage Dictionary
Origin: New Latin prostata, from Greek prostatēs (adēn), prostate (gland), from proïstanai, to set before : pro-, in front; see pro-2 + histanai, to set, place; see stā- in Indo-European roots.
- pros·tatˈic adjective
prostate - Medical Definition
- prostatic adjective