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NCI Dictionary of Cancer Terms


prostatic acid phosphatase  listen  (prah-STA-tik A-sid FOS-fuh-tays)

  An enzyme produced by the prostate. It may be found in increased amounts in men who have prostate cancer. Also called PAP.