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 ?
1) This procedure involves the surgical removal of the preputium from the penis.
6-7) All of these procedures remove the preputium with excellent cosmetic results.
The changes were scored on a scale from 0 to 3 using the following criteria: 0, normal external reproductive organs; 1, slight cleft or variations of preputium but no hypospadias or blind vaginal opening; 2, clear hypospadias but no blind vaginal opening; 3, marked hypospadias with visible os penis and blind vaginal opening.