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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.
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Although rodent studies have demonstrated that fetal and postnatal exposure to p,p'-DDE, DDT's primary metabolite, delayed male preputial separation (Kelce et al.
1) and Liu (10) Publication 1974 2000 2000 year Patient age, 40 63 55 years Lesion time 1 year 21 days Not specified before treatment Primary Almost entire Balano- Distal penile lesion penis preputial including localization urethral meatus Lymphadenopathy Inguinal and Not Specified Absent bilateral Conduct Emasculation Excision and Partial and coagulation of penectomy and inguinal the tumour bed inguinal lymphadenectomy lymphadenectomy Evolution Not specified Local Absence of recurrence detectable lesions Follow-up 3 months 52 months 6 months Author Warnnissorn Current case et al.
Penial aperture apical, very small, inside wide preputial chamber (Figs 37, 39: ph), aperture in middle region of chamber's basal surface, as small papilla (Fig.
from the preputial smegma of Afghan pikas (Ochotona rufescens rufescens).
The collection of debris in the preputial fold, the smegma, was touted as the cancer-causing culprit.
These include the application of artery forceps to the foreskin, stretching of the preputial orifice, separation of the still fused glans and inner foreskin, dorsal incision and finally surgical amputation of the foreskin.
Preputial anatomy does not change with age, and our experience in Mozambique shows that the Gomco clamp works as well in older age groups as it does in the neonatal period.
Some researchers indicated that the excessive excision of the preputial mucosa may decrease the sensorial innervations of the penis.
It has expanded and new conditions like congenital vertebral malformation, erythropoietic porphyria, incarcerated umbilical hernia, bleeding calf syndrome, besnoitiosis, tail sequestrum, rib fracture, abomasal impaction, tuberculosis, cardiac tamponade from tire wire, digital dermatitis, crushed tail head, BVD/MD retinopathy, botulism, fatty liver syndrome, persistent preputial frenulum, ischemic teat necrosis, and jejunal hemorrhagic syndrome.
Congenital causes include narrowing of the preputial orifice and abnormal shortening of prepuce while trauma, infection, priapism, penile hematoma, neoplasia, foreign bodies, masturbation and excessive sexual activity are amongst the acquired causes.
There are 3 foreskin types: in the short foreskin, the preputial orifice is located behind the glans corona; in the medium foreskin, the orifice is between the corona and the meatal orifice; in the long foreskin, the entire glans is covered and the meatus is not identified without retracting the foreskin.
Rat preputial sebocyte differentiation involves peroxisome proliferator-activated receptors.