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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - Surgical removal of part or all of a firm partly muscular chestnut sized gland in males at the neck of the urethra

Usage examples (35)
  • All of the men were scheduled for radical prostatectomy, which is the surgical removal of the prostate gland.
  • "It is really important that patients and their doctors watch PSA levels after a radical prostatectomy, which is a complete removal of the prostate," she says.
  • Today, Dr Crippen saw a man who has had a prostatectomy.
  • Don, a retired scientist, had a prostatectomy seven years ago. for more
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