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 is classified into four major types, according to the UN: *Clitoridectomy: Partial or total removal of the clitoris (a small, sensitive and erectile part of the female genitals) and, in very rare cases, only the prepuce (the fold of skin surrounding the clitoris).
The sunna (clitoridectomy) involves removal of the prepuce (the fold of skin surrounding the clitoris) with or without partial or total excision of the clitoris (a small, sensitive and erectile part of the female genitals).
The edema in the prepuce apparently occurred due to extravasation of urine through the urethra without rupture of the urethra.
Most of the hypospadias regardless of severity are associated with a prepuce that could be sufficient to create a neourethra to bridge the existing gap and cover the repair with skin.
Pedical of the rectangle prepuce was dissected from the outer layer of prepuce and dorsal penile skin, the flap (rectangle) was tubularized over 8-Fr Silastic catheter to form neourethra.
Another form of distal hypospadias is termed megameatus intact prepuce variant, which is usually discovered when the foreskin becomes retractable or during a newborn circumcision.
They often present in the penis, prepuce, or vulva as ulcerated masses and easily bleed in this area.
Too much penile shaft skin can be removed if upward traction on the prepuce is overly aggressive prior to excision, or if the glans is inadequately separated from the inner prepuce.
On examination of his genitalia, there were multiple papule-nodules, with a few nodules having crusting on the surface over the scrotum, glans, prepuce and shaft of the penis (Figure 1A).
Balanitis is defined as inflammation of the glans penis, while posthitis implies inflammation of the prepuce.
In male dogs the tumor typically affects the caudal aspect of penis and occasionally prepuce.
In bone cutter technique, the bone cutter was applied to the prepuce and was kept clamped for one minute.