NCI Dictionary of Cancer Terms
The NCI Dictionary of Cancer Terms features 8,179 terms related to cancer and medicine.
We offer a widget that you can add to your website to let users look up cancer-related terms. Get NCI’s Dictionary of Cancer Terms Widget.
- benign prostatic hyperplasia
- listen (beh-NINE prah-STA-tik HY-per-PLAY-zhuh)
A benign (not
cancer) condition in which an overgrowth of prostate tissue
pushes against the urethra and the bladder, blocking the
flow of urine. Also called benign prostatic hypertrophy and BPH.