preputium penis

[TA] prepuce of penis: the fold of skin covering the glans penis; called also foreskin.

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  • Preputium clitoridis — Capuchon du clitoris Vulve en position ouverte. 1. Capuchon du clitoris ; 2. Gland du clitoris ; 3. Méat urinaire ; 4. Vestibule vulvaire ; 5. Petites lèvres ; 6. Orifice vaginal ; 7. Grandes lèvres ; 8. Raphé… …   Wikipédia en Français

  • preputium — n. [L. prae, before; Gr. posthe, penis] The external covering of the penis …   Dictionary of invertebrate zoology

  • preputium — SYN: prepuce. [L. praeputium] p. clitoridis SYN: prepuce of clitoris. p. penis [TA] SYN: prepuce of penis. * * * pre·pu·ti·um (pre puґshe əm) prepuce: a covering fold of skin …   Medical dictionary

  • prepuce of penis — preputium penis …   Medical dictionary

  • Prepuce — The fold of skin that covers the head of the penis. Also known as the foreskin. Only about 1 in every 20 boys is born with a retractable foreskin. This reflects the fact that the histologic (tissue) development of the foreskin is usually not… …   Medical dictionary

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  • preputiotomy — Incision of prepuce. [preputium + G. tome, incision] * * * pre·pu·ti·ot·o·my (pre pu″she otґə me) [preputium + tomy] incision of the preputium penis on the dorsum or side of the penis, to relieve the constriction in phimosis …   Medical dictionary


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