prostatic acid phosphatase

(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.

Pronunciation of dictionary term "prostatic acid phosphatase"

Pronunciation of dictionary term "fosfatasa ácida prostática"

Enzima producida por la próstata. Se puede encontrar en cantidades elevadas en hombres que padecen de cáncer de próstata. También se llama FAP.