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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 ?
1,3) It appears that these protective functions are lost in boys who have fully developed prepuces and still suffer from conditions that the prepuce should have provided a safety "hood" for.
For the 30-32% of Canadians who may not retain their prepuces for life as a result of substitute decision or consent for circumcision, adequate provision for good, affordable, accessible, culturally sensitive, non-discriminatory, and safe care should be available.
intolerable as a consequence of having lost penile prepuces (foreskin),
follows from the fact that women whose prepuces have been removed enjoy
This penis-centric novel has more prepuces than a mohel in Williamsburg.
Sixty patients with necrotising genital ulcerations on their prepuces and frenula were received at the sexually transmitted diseases clinic.
Ce que font les hommes(ou ce qu'ils ne font pas) avec leurs penis dans l'ensemble reste la cle, avec ou sans leurs prepuces.
Contrairement a la vasectomie, cependant, elle est plus que juste << une coupure >>, puisqu'elle implique l'enlevement de tout le prepuce.
Such practices had ancient origins, it being reported that in Koranic times, the slashed prepuces of "unbelievers", collected up following battle, were held as trophies of victory.
Warren watched in horror as his prepuce was carried away in a bag containing all three hundred freshly severed foreskins--trophies for the Moslem Moguls.
A la pierre plate du tambour, << veritable centre social du village >> et au trone en pierres plates qui est l'un des insignes de la chefferie, correspondent deux endroits situes en brousse et meconnus ou craints des femmes : la place de circoncision, tee, oo sont les pierres sur lesquelles tous les sujets masculins sont circoncis debout et sous lesquelles sont enterres les prepuces, et un rocher egalement plat et parfois appele << petit tee >>, oo sont aiguises les couteaux de circoncision.
Soon adherent prepuces were being discovered all over the country and their removal alleviating the symptoms of numerous childhood complaints; one doctor reported a case of "brass poisoning completely cured.