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fore·skin

 (fôr′skĭn′)
n.
The loose fold of skin that covers the glans of the penis. Also called prepuce.
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foreskin

(ˈfɔːˌskɪn)
n
(Anatomy) anatomy the nontechnical name for prepuce1
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fore•skin

(ˈfɔrˌskɪn, ˈfoʊr-)

n.
the prepuce of the penis.
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foreskin

(or prepuce) Loose skin covering the glans (bulbous end of the shaft of the penis).
Dictionary of Unfamiliar Words by Diagram Group Copyright © 2008 by Diagram Visual Information Limited
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.foreskin - 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"
clitoris, button - a female sexual organ homologous to the penis
2.foreskin - 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, member - the male organ of copulation (`member' is a euphemism)
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foreskin

noun
Related words
technical name prepuce
adjective preputial
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Translations
غُرْلَه، قُلْفَة العُضو الذَّكَري
prepuci
předkožka
forhud
fityma
forhúî
apyvarpė
priekšādiņa
napletek
prepuţ
predkožka
förhud
sünnet derisi

foreskin

[ˈfɔːskɪn] N (Anat) → prepucio m
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foreskin

[ˈfɔːrskɪn] nprépuce m
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foreskin

nVorhaut f
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foreskin

[ˈfɔːˌskɪn] n (Anat) → prepuzio
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995

foreskin

(ˈfoːskin) noun
the skin that covers the end of the penis.
Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary © 2006-2013 K Dictionaries Ltd.

fore·skin

n. prepucio;
removal of ___circuncisión.
V.: prepuce.
English-Spanish Medical Dictionary © Farlex 2012

foreskin

n prepucio
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References in periodicals archive ?
Doctors also found he had phimosis, also known as tight foreskin, a condition where the foreskin is too tight to be pulled back over the head of the penis.
In the Middle Ages, the foreskin of the boy Jesus when he was circumcised was believed to have been preserved and venerated by many.
After years of work by a startup operating under the name of Foregen, a team of authors headed by Valeria Purpura has published an important article about successes the team has had in its work toward eventually being able to artificially create foreskin tissue.
Wash your penis every day and be meticulous about cleaning under the foreskin. Use a mild antiseptic cream like savlon to prevent infection.
rem' He trousers, his foreskin pulled a powder penis".
The foreskin was semi-mobile with moderate erythema and swelling (ballooning) of the prepuce; the meatus was barely visible.
With increased health care costs due to unnecessary studies and knowing that routine pathological assessment of the foreskin after circumcision is not always mandated, we aimed to assess the correlation between the clinical and pathological diagnosis and to assess the need for sending the foreskin for pathological examination.
'Some of the immediate benefits are that circumcised children cannot develop phimosis, a condition where the foreskin is too tight and affects the stream of urine,' Onyango said.
A thoughtful reflection on the presence or absence of a man's prepuce (foreskin) is not a regular part of everyday conversations.
Circumcision studies conducted on adult HIV-free African men show that removing the foreskin lessens the likelihood of their acquiring HIV from sexual partners.
It'd take a lot more than a bloodless little snip of a foreskin to keep us from the Zabar's platter.