preputial

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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.
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The calculi are easily diagnosed via clinical examination as they are freely mobile within the preputial sac. They can exhibit as multiple as well as single stone as described in our reported case.
Even if bacteria colonisation of the preputial sac continues, how the UTI risk reduces with age to the same rate as circumcised children has not been clearly explained.
This result renders the clinical importance of bacteria colonisation of the preputial sac controversial.