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Noun: prostate specific antigen
  1. A protein manufactured exclusively by the prostate gland; PSA is produced for the ejaculate where it liquifies the semen and allows sperm cells to swim freely; elevated levels of PSA in blood serum are associated with benign prostatic hyperplasia and prostate cancer
    - PSA

Derived forms: prostate specific antigens

Type of: protein

Encyclopedia: Prostate specific antigen