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pros·tat·ic flu·id

succus prostaticus; a whitish secretion that is one of the constituents of the semen.

prostatic fluid

the secretion of the prostate gland, which contributes to formation of the semen.

pros·tat·ic flu·id

(pros-tat'ik flū'id)
Succus prostaticus; a whitish secretion that is one of the constituents of semen.

prostatic

pertaining to or emanating from the prostate.

prostatic abscess
occurs in dogs, often as a complication of benign prostatic hypertrophy and squamous metaplasia. Clinical signs are variable, sometimes resembling those of acute prostatitis with fever and systemic illness, or they can be similar to those of chronic prostatitis with straining, dysuria and hematuria.
benign prostatic hyperplasia
a diffuse glandular and stromal hyperplasia and hypertrophy of the prostate is commonly seen in dogs from middle age, increasing in frequency and degree with advancing age. Clinical effects are minimal or absent in the majority of dogs, but occasionally dysuria and constipation result. Infection can be a complication, causing an acute or chronic prostatitis.
prostatic calculi
occur uncommonly in dogs. May originate in the urinary tract, becoming lodged in the prostate, or form within prostatic tissue.
prostatic cyst
may occur in association with benign prostatic hyperplasia or as a separate entity, developing from vestiges of müllerian ducts.
prostatic fluid
secretion of the prostate; the third, sperm-free, fraction in a dog semen collection.
prostatic inflammation
prostatic massage
firm digital pressure and massage of the prostate, applied per rectum, may be performed to increase the amount of cellular material and secretions collected in a urine or prostatic wash sample.
prostatic neoplasms
adenocarcinomas occur infrequently in older dogs, invading locally and metastasizing to sublumbar lymph nodes and lumbar vertebrae.
prostatic wash
placement of a urinary catheter in the prostatic urethra and a flush followed by aspiration of fluid is used to obtain samples for culture and cytology in the diagnosis of prostatic disease.
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In the present study, we investigated the formation of PSA-ACT complex in serum and in prostatic fluid.
Prostatic fluid specimens were collected from men of ages [less than or equal to] 40 years who were seen as outpatients in the Urology Clinic at Northwestern Memorial Hospital (Chicago, IL).
Some specimens of seminal plasma and prostatic fluid were also subjected to affinity chromatography before electrophoresis for comparison.
5 mL of prostatic fluid or seminal plasma, the latter two having been diluted to 5.
Aliquots of prostatic fluid were also incubated with the ACT or PSA to determine the biological activity of endogenous PSA or ACT.
3A is a representative silver-stained 2-D protein profile of a prostatic fluid specimen.
IN VITRO REACTION OF PROSTATIC FLUID WITH EXOGENOUS PSA OR ACT