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Definition of "prostatitis" [pros•ta•ti•tis]

  • Inflammation of the prostate gland. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "prostatitis" in a sentence
  • "Your doctor will want to know whether you have ever been diagnosed with any noncancerous condition of the prostate, such as prostatitis"
  • "If you have tenderness, it could indicate a problem, such as prostatitis (inflammation of the prostate)."
  • ""When the prostate becomes inflamed or enlarged-and that's called prostatitis, when it does-it clamps down on the urethra" - I narrowed the circle of my fingers - "cutting off the flow of urine."