prepuce

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pre·puce

 (prē′pyo͞os′)
n.
1. See foreskin.
2. A loose fold of skin covering the glans clitoridis.

[Middle English, from Old French, from Latin praepūtium : possibly prae-, pre- + *pūtos, penis.]

pre·pu′tial (-pyo͞o′shəl) adj.

prepuce

(ˈpriːpjuːs)
n
1. (Anatomy) the retractable fold of skin covering the tip of the penis. Nontechnical name: foreskin
2. (Anatomy) a similar fold of skin covering the tip of the clitoris
[C14: from Latin praepūtium]
preputial adj

pre•puce

(ˈpri pyus)

n.
1. the fold of skin that covers the head of the penis; foreskin.
2. a similar covering of the clitoris.
[1350–1400; Middle English < Middle French < Latin praepūtium]
pre•pu•tial (prɪˈpyu ʃəl) adj.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.prepuce - 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.prepuce - 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)
Translations
препуциум
prepuci
předkožka
prepucio
esinahka
prepucij
előbőrfityma
포피
apyvarpė
napletek
prepuţ
förhud

prepuce

[ˈpriːpjuːs] Nprepucio m

prepuce

nVorhaut f, → Präputium nt (spec)

pre·puce

n. prepucio, pliegue de piel sobre el glande del pene.
References in periodicals archive ?
It consists of removal of the prepuce of the clitoris only, preserving the clitoris itself and the posterior large parts of the labia minora.
Cutting of the prepuce of the clitoris is known in Muslim countries as 'sunna' -- the word used to describe sacred and binding Islamic tradition.