"Prostatic Hyperplasia" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus,
MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure,
which enables searching at various levels of specificity.
Increase in constituent cells in the PROSTATE, leading to enlargement of the organ (hypertrophy) and adverse impact on the lower urinary tract function. This can be caused by increased rate of cell proliferation, reduced rate of cell death, or both.
Below are MeSH descriptors whose meaning is more general than "Prostatic Hyperplasia".
Below are MeSH descriptors whose meaning is more specific than "Prostatic Hyperplasia".
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