Drugs for Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia - Glossary

Jayashree Thakwani
Medically Reviewed by The Medindia Medical Review Team on Dec 14, 2017
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Glossary

Androgens: A family of hormones that promote the development and maintenance of male sex characteristics.

Urethra: The tube through which urine leaves the body. It empties urine from the bladder

Incontinence: Inability to control the flow of urine from the bladder (urinary incontinence) or the escape of stool from the rectum (fecal incontinence)

Hyperplasia: An abnormal increase in the number of cells in an organ or tissue.

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