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phal·lus

 (făl′əs)
n. pl. phal·li (făl′ī′) or phal·lus·es
1. Anatomy
a. The penis.
b. The sexually undifferentiated tissue in an embryo that becomes the penis or clitoris.
2. A representation of the erect penis as an embodiment of generative power.

[Late Latin, from Greek phallos; see bhel- in Indo-European roots.]

phallus

(ˈfæləs)
n, pl -luses or -li (-laɪ)
1. (Anatomy) another word for penis
2. (Other Non-Christian Religions) an image of the penis, esp as a religious symbol of reproductive power
[C17: via Late Latin from Greek phallos]

phal•lus

(ˈfæl əs)

n., pl. phal•li (ˈfæl aɪ)
phal•lus•es.
1. a representation of the penis, employed in the art and religious practices of various cultures, usu. as a symbol of male generative powers.
2. penis.
3. the undifferentiated embryonic organ out of which either the penis or the clitoris develops.
[1605–15; < Latin < Greek phallós penis]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.phallus - genus of fungi having the cap or pileus hanging free around the stemPhallus - genus of fungi having the cap or pileus hanging free around the stem
fungus genus - includes lichen genera
family Phallaceae, Phallaceae - a family of fungi belonging to the order Phallales and comprising the true stinkhorns
common stinkhorn, Phallus impudicus - a common fungus formerly used in preparing a salve for rheumatism
Phallus ravenelii - this stinkhorn has a cap with a granulose surface at the apex and smells like decaying flesh
2.phallus - the male organ of copulation (`member' is a euphemism)phallus - the male organ of copulation (`member' is a euphemism)
glans penis - the conical mass of erectile tissue that forms the head of the penis
vena bulbi penis - vein of the head of the penis; tributary of the internal pudendal vein that drains the perineum
urethra - duct through which urine is discharged in most mammals and which serves as the male genital duct
male reproductive system - the reproductive system of males
erectile organ - an organ containing erectile tissue
cock, pecker, peter, dick, putz, prick, tool, shaft - obscene terms for penis
micropenis, microphallus - an abnormally small penis
foreskin, prepuce - a fold of skin covering the tip of the penis

phallus

noun
Related words
adjective priapic
Translations
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falus

phallus

[ˈfæləs] N (phalluses or phalli (pl)) [ˈfælaɪ]falo m

phallus

[ˈfæləs] nphallus m

phallus

n pl <-es or phalli> → Phallus m

phallus

n falo
References in classic literature ?
Most people know the English Phallus, which in autumn taints the air with its odious smell: this, however, as the entomologist is aware, is, to some of our beetles a delightful fragrance.
All these propositions merely veil over the fact that the phallus can only play its role as veiled, that is, as in itself a sign of the latency with which everything signifiable is struck as soon as it is raised (aufgehoben) to the function of signifier.
Karl Brendel sculpts wooden men Reduced to head, legs, and phallus By their mechanized lives.
The name Prius is only two letters removed from Priapus, the Greco-Roman god of the erect phallus.
Authors Cormier and Jones present readers with a exploration of the critical contribution of conscious female selection to the aesthetic and functional aspects of the modern human male phallus.
Anchor Daniel Takac was reading the afternoon report when the phallus image appeared on the screen on Ceska Televize, and the newsroom erupted in laughter, the Huffington Post reported.
Martin Cohn of the University of Florida and his colleagues found that in chick embryos, a gene turns on in the tip of the developing phallus, causing the cells to die and the tissue to wither away.
This anteriorly-directed prolongation of the hypandrium, which surrounds the basal phallus laterally, is here termed the "phallus sheath".
The search engine featured a picture of a beach as its splashed image, with one Twitter user noting that a quick zoom revealed a large phallus drawn into the sand.
Judas is consumed by fire except for a wooden phallus, which drops to the ground and leads to a wild scramble as the crowd tries to grab the object.
Arranged alphabetically, entries in the first volume address customs of birth and early childhood, such as baby-naming ceremonies, baby showers, baptism and christening, birthdays, breastfeeding, dream catchers, eating the placenta, naming rites, lullabies, circumcision, phallus festivals, spitting on babies, and water birth, followed by coming-of-age customs of adolescents and those in early adulthood in the second volume, such as bachelor and spinster balls, breast ironing, cow jumping, ear-piercing ceremonies, hair removal, quincea[+ or -]eras, menstrual customs, weddings, ritual tattooing, scarification, and virginity testing.
MRI pelvis revealed well developed phallus and prostate as well as a well-developed uterus with broad ligaments and two gonads at its distal end which were suspected to be ovo-testes.