Benign prostatic hyperplasia



a benign condition in which the prostate gland becomes enlarged due to an increase in the number of prostatic cells, usually affecting the flow of urine.
benign prostatic hyperplasia
(hī’pər-plā’zhə)
Benign enlargement of the prostate gland commonly occurring in men after the age of 50, and sometimes causing compression of the urethra and obstruction of urine flow.

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