foreskin


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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 ?
These result from a minor injury to the glans during the procedure with resulting scar forming between the glans and the cut edge of the foreskin.
During a lifetime, problems relating to having a foreskin lead up to 50 percent of uncircumcised males to seek medical attention.
Physiological research has undermined beliefs that the foreskin is "just a flap of skin" and shown it to be an integral part of the penis.
This, combined with subjects of questionable taste--Jewish hair and penis envy ("The Jewfro Grows Up and Out" and "The Foreskin Lament," January/February 2011)--can make reading Moment an unpleasant experience.
Circumcision removes the foreskin of the male organ, which is rich in immune system cells targeted by HIV and perhaps other viruses.
Q MY boyfriend is 19 but has just been told he needs to be circumcised as he's been having problems with a tight foreskin.
There are 3 foreskin types: in the short foreskin, the preputial orifice is located behind the glans corona; in the medium foreskin, the orifice is between the corona and the meatal orifice; in the long foreskin, the entire glans is covered and the meatus is not identified without retracting the foreskin.
MY foreskin has got so tight I can't pull it back any longer.
Prevention of foreskin infections, as well as phimosis, a condition that makes foreskin retraction impossible.
But new research out this year concludes that losing foreskin is less likely to protect gay men, who still account for half the new cases of HIV in the U.
Meanwhile, Kim Woodburn was sick in the latest Bush Tucker Trial which saw her and Joe Bugner downing drinks of pulped kangaroo anus and crocodile foreskin.