tentigo

tentigo

(tɛnˈtaɪɡəʊ)
n
obsolete a visible sexual stimulation of the penis
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The alimentary or digestive tenor of the imagery underscored by "satiata est" likens the archetypal male Theseus, monstrous devourer of virgins, to the hyper-sexed empress, who herself assumes male traits through the terms "tentigo" and "rigidus," generally applied to male erections.
Volva then evolves to mean both "womb" and "vagina." Adams, 103-04, comments on tentigo and rigidus.
Dulaurens also rejects the notion that "the clitoris of Fallopius or Tentigo of the ancients" might be considered a version of the penis -- their difference in structure is salient.