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.noun
A chestnut-sized gland in a male human that surrounds the urethra is an example of a prostate.YourDictionary definition and usage example. Copyright © 2013 by LoveToKnow Corp.
Origin: ML prostata < Gr prostatēs, one standing before < proistanai, to set before < pro-, before + histanai, to stand
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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