Definition of prostatism in English:

prostatism

noun

Medicine
  • The syndrome resulting from obstruction of urinary flow by an enlarged prostate, characterized by symptoms such as frequency, hesitancy, and urgency of urination.

Origin

Early 20th century; earliest use found in The Lancet. From prostate + -ism, after French prostatisme.

Pronunciation

prostatism

/ˈprɒstətɪz(ə)m/