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glans

 (glănz)
n. pl. glan·des (glăn′dēz)
1. The glans penis.
2. The glans clitoridis.

[Latin glāns, gland-, acorn, glans (from its shape).]

glans

(ɡlænz)
n, pl glandes (ˈɡlændiːz)
(Anatomy) anatomy any small rounded body or glandlike mass, such as the head of the penis (glans penis)
[C17: from Latin: acorn; see gland1]

glans

(glænz)

n., pl. glan•des (ˈglæn diz)
the head of the penis (glans′ pe′nis) or of the clitoris (glans′ clit′oris).
[1640–50; < Latin glāns literally, acorn, chestnut; akin to Greek bálanos]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.glans - a small rounded structure; especially that at the end of the penis or clitoris
anatomical structure, bodily structure, body structure, complex body part, structure - a particular complex anatomical part of a living thing; "he has good bone structure"
glans clitoridis - small mass of erectile tissue at the end of the body of the clitoris
glans penis - the conical mass of erectile tissue that forms the head of the penis
Translations
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glans

[glænz] N (glandes (pl)) glans (penis)glande m

glans

n. glande, masa redonda de estructura similar a una glándula situada en la extremidad del pene (glans penis) y del clítoris (glans clitorides).

glans

n glande m
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