Other Word Forms of Prostaglandin
Origin of Prostaglandin
From German Prostaglandin, corresponding to prosta(te) + gland + -in (because it was originally believed to be secreted from the prostate).
prosta(te) gland (from the mistaken belief that the first prostaglandin discovered was secreted by the prostate) –in
From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition
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