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 ?
The prepuce seems to exert a malign influence in the most distant and apparently unconnected manner; where, like some evil genii or sprites in the Arabian tales, it can reach from afar the object of its malignity, striking him down unawares in the most unaccountable manner; making him a victim to all manner of ills, sufferings and tribulations; unfitting him for marriage or the cares of business; making him miserable and an object of scolding in childhood .
Uncircumcision: A technique for plastic reconstruction of a prepuce after circumcision.
Six cases in total were found to have been false positives, that is, not to have hypospadias: three cases (4%) in Paris and three cases (11%) of incomplete prepuce in Mainz.
White, scaly papules generally involve the glans, prepuce, and urethral meatus, and may distort the penile architecture.
The penis was carefully denuded of skin down to the base, without damaging the prepuce (foreskin) and the left corpus cavernosum was exposed.
1 I don't deny the saviour "Q" I postulate prepuce of "Q" the dirty human girded back the human crupper insurrect -
In the male, removal of the prepuce, in which the female soul resides, confirms the boy in the sex for which he was destined.
Hernia and inflammation of the bladder can also be produced by the severe straining to pass water in some of these cases of contracted prepuce.
A 2 cm median incision was made through the skin, beginning caudal to the prepuce and extending cranially.
It consists of removal of the prepuce of the clitoris only, preserving the clitoris itself and the posterior large parts of the labia minora.
partial removal of the prepuce, or a simple small cut to induce bleeding, or has been abandoned altogether?
I predict that by applying topical agent on the outside as well as on the underside of the prepuce, we will attain adequate analgesia.