Literally meaning: “protector, guardian”
Origin: Anc Greek
προΐστημι/proistimi(=stand before) >προ-/pro-(= towards, in front of, before) +ίστημι/istimi(=put, stand, inhibit)
by the Greek phycisian and anatomist Herophilus of Chalcedon (335-280 BC), as he saw matters, it stands before the testes or before bladder.
Prostate is an exocrine gland of the male reproductive system that is located just below the bladder and it contributes a secretion to the semen.