foreskin

(redirected from Foreskins)
Also found in: Thesaurus, Medical.

fore·skin

 (fôr′skĭn′)
n.
The loose fold of skin that covers the glans of the penis. Also called prepuce.

foreskin

(ˈfɔːˌskɪn)
n
(Anatomy) anatomy the nontechnical name for prepuce1

fore•skin

(ˈfɔrˌskɪn, ˈfoʊr-)

n.
the prepuce of the penis.
[1535]

foreskin

(or prepuce) Loose skin covering the glans (bulbous end of the shaft of the penis).
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.foreskin - a fold of skin covering the tip of the clitoris
cutis, skin, tegument - a natural protective body covering and site of the sense of touch; "your skin is the largest organ of your body"
clit, clitoris, button - a female sexual organ homologous to the penis
2.foreskin - a fold of skin covering the tip of the penis
cutis, skin, tegument - a natural protective body covering and site of the sense of touch; "your skin is the largest organ of your body"
penis, phallus, member - the male organ of copulation (`member' is a euphemism)

foreskin

noun
Related words
technical name prepuce
adjective preputial
Translations
غُرْلَه، قُلْفَة العُضو الذَّكَري
prepuci
předkožka
forhud
fityma
forhúî
apyvarpė
priekšādiņa
napletek
prepuţ
predkožka
förhud
sünnet derisi

foreskin

[ˈfɔːskɪn] N (Anat) → prepucio m

foreskin

[ˈfɔːrskɪn] nprépuce m

foreskin

nVorhaut f

foreskin

[ˈfɔːˌskɪn] n (Anat) → prepuzio

foreskin

(ˈfoːskin) noun
the skin that covers the end of the penis.

fore·skin

n. prepucio;
removal of ___circuncisión.
V.: prepuce.

foreskin

n prepucio
References in periodicals archive ?
Melbourne, Oct 21 ( ANI ): Researchers have made a big breakthrough in the treatment of baldness by successfully growing human hair follicles in the laboratory using circumcised foreskins.
Among those who reported having been circumcised and those planning to be circumcised, there was no statistically significant difference in willingness to undergo MC or surgical removal of their foreskins (p=0.
Preputial variability and preferential association of long phimotic foreskins with penile cancer: an anatomic comparative study of types of foreskin in a general population and cancer patients.
Around half of three year olds can pull their foreskins back.
Most of the time was spent discussing homespun methods that would allow the men to regrow their foreskins.
However, when Jewish athletes travelled to Greece to compete in athletic events, they imitated their Greek hosts by pulling their remaining foreskins over the glans penis and tying them closed with a ribbon or piece of string.
She revealed during a bizarre bathroom chat with Jayne, that she's had a special moisturiser made out of human foreskins.
Other medical procedures are available, too, when cases warrant - such as vacuum-assisted instruments that can help in wound closure and biologic dressings made of neonatal foreskins to stimulate healing once a wound is clean and dry.
In his article Collaher focuses on the discoveries of Lewis Sayre and his subsequent theories on the link between problem foreskins and various paralytic illnesses, codified in his book On the deleterious results of a narrow prepuce and preputial adhesions (1888).
I wonder what they do with all the foreskins which are removed?
It's a boys' schoolyard brawl, pitting the Hair Shirts against the Foreskins.
With numbers of men reporting unhappiness about the loss of their foreskins being equal to those who were content, the findings led to, "Our conclusion: every man has a profoundly different penis.