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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
References in classic literature ?
His dilated pupils swerved from my face, glan cing at the window with a sort of scared fury.
Banks said the botched procedure caused him extreme pain, while his wife, Zelda, who joined him in the lawsuit, is also suffering from the wrong procedure in which only the foreskin of the glans should have been removed, only to find the entire penis gone.
Circumcised men have a lower risk of acquiring HIV because, following circumcision, the epithelium of the glans penis becomes keratinised, and keratinised epithelium is largely resistant to the passage of HIV-infected T-cells.
The Ovigangella people of Angola used the term kuzunda to describe a type of mutual masturbation in which the glans are rubbed against each other.
8) A hand-held vibrator is held against the dorsum of the glans penis or the frenulum of the penis.
Once the repair was completed, the wound and glans were dressed with Bacitracin ointment and sterile dressing of Kerlix.
But don't forget, your lad's laddy is also reducing in size (although it may just be protruding from a fattier pubis that makes it appear shorter) and the glans will change in colour as he grows older, too, while other parts of his lower anatomy may also start to swing like a Newton's cradle.
Basiphallus elongate and tapered posteriorly, extending well beyond base of distiphallus; postgonites equal, small and finely spinulose ventrally; distiphallus with tubular basal part bifurcating before transition into strongly dextrally recurved membranous distal part, apex with a finely spinulose glans (Fig.
Its penis structure is similar to the genus Opilio, but according to Snegovaya & Starega (2008), Snegovaya (2012), it differs from Opilio because: "Penis without lateral incisions or similar structures in the apical part of the shaft; shaft often flattened dorso-ventrally, particularly in distal part; glans cuneiform, in profile mostly triangular with rounded "lower" corner; stylus relatively long".
Severe phimosis will lead to the inflammation of external urethral orifice and glans or urinary retention.
LYBBE stimulates women by transferring energy to the glans nerves of the clitoris for a unique orgasmic experience delivered by way of 3300 oscillations per minute.
Unlike in adults, the neuron-rich foreskin in babies is typically fused to the glans penis; it does not retract.