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Definition of the noun foreskin

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noun - plural: foreskins

  1. a fold of skin covering the tip of the clitoris
    • lexical domain: Body Parts - nouns denoting body parts
    • synonym of foreskin: prepuce
    • more generic words: cutis / skin / tegument = a natural protective body covering and site of the sense of touch
    • part of: button / clit / clitoris = a female sexual organ homologous to the penis
  2. a fold of skin covering the tip of the penis

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Google previewGenesis (2013)

A 12-Week Study by Mitchell M. Kim

Circumcising the foreskin is an impor— tant reminder that the offspring is blessed from generation to generation. It is not only blood ...

Google previewPfenninger and Fowler's Procedures for Primary Care (2010)

Expert Consult by John L. Pfenninger, Grant C. Fowler

COMMON ERROR Removal of too much or too little foreskin is a common error. Correct planning of the incision is crucial to avoid this mistake. COMPLICATIONS • Bleeding—direct pressure, cautery, ...

Google previewGenitourinary Pathology E-Book (2014)

A Volume in the Series: Foundations in Diagnostic Pathology by Ming Zhou, Cristina Magi-Galluzzi

FORESKIN The foreskin is a double membrane that encases the glans. Microscopically, it has ...

Google previewThe Last Days of Old Beijing (2010)

Life in the Vanishing Backstreets of a City Transformed by Michael Meyer

Offensive odors swollen red Lengthy foreskin is the cause And if yours is so afflicted Dong Da Hospital has your fix. Korean-style circumcision Absent pain and absent wound Awkward maladies will vanish Lovers laugh and beam with bliss.

Google previewHistopathology Specimens (2004)

Clinical, Pathological and Laboratory Aspects by Derek C. Allen, R. Iain Cameron

The foreskin is a double membrane which encases the glans and from which it is separated by a potential space. Glans Urethral meatus Prepuce (foreskin) / Corpus spongiosum Sulcus Coronal sulcus (OTimfd- -Corpus cavernosum - Urethra ...

Google previewMaking the Body Beautiful (1999)

A Cultural History of Aesthetic Surgery by Sander L. Gilman

"Black" and "Jewish" and "Irish" noses are unerotic; the missing foreskin is a turn- off. The missing nose may well be the greatest antierotic sign of them all — at the midpoint in the nineteenth century, Eduard Zeis claimed that "the eye is so used ...

Google previewTextbook of Penile Cancer (2011)

by Asif Muneer, Manit Arya, Simon Horenblas

The foreskin is a mucocutaneous infolding which covers the glans and presents an inner A. Chaux (*) Department of Pathology, Instituto de Patologia e Investigacion, Asuncion, Paraguay 27 A. Muneer et al. (eds.), Textbook of Penile Cancer, ...

Google previewNatural Family Living (2000)

The Mothering Magazine Guide to Parenting by Peggy O'Mara, Jane McConnell

Circumcision and Sex The foreskin is the most erogenous zone in the male body, containing a greater concentration of...

Google previewA Dictionary of Medicine (1882)

Including General Pathology, General Therapeutics, Hygiene, and the Diseases Peculiar to Women and Children by Richard Quain

the foreskin). — STNON.: Bastard Clap; Blennorrhagia Balani; Inflammatory Phimosis. DEFINITION. — Inflammation of the opposing Burfaces of the glans and prepuce ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Health Communication (2014)

by Teresa L. Thompson

of circumcision proceduresinvolve theuse of medicaldevices such asthe Gomco orMogen clamp or thePlastibell device, employedto measure and separate the foreskin for removal. Dependingon the practitioner, the amountof foreskin removed ...

Google previewThe International Encyclopedia of Surgery (1895)

A Systematic Treatise on the Theory and Practice of Surgery by John Ashhurst

The foreskin was very long and from it flowed a purulent secretion. This condition had existed for several months. On operation two large concavo-convex calculi were found.

Google previewThe Encyclopedia of Cosmetic and Plastic Surgery (2009)

by Carol Ann Rinzler

foreskin replacement the underlying tissues, and tightens or loosens muscles as required to smooth the surface. At the same time, the eyebrows may be lifted and fixed in position with sutures or temporary or “permanent” screws.

Google previewSexually Transmitted Disease: An Encyclopedia of Diseases, Prevention, Treatment, and Issues [2 volumes] (2013)

An Encyclopedia of Diseases, Prevention, Treatment, and Issues by Jill Ann Grimes MD, Lori Apffel Smith MD, Kristyn Fagerberg MD

While using this device, the shaft of the penis is pushed downward and the foreskin pulled upward. The mogen device is then used to clamp down on the skin above the shaft of the penis, such that a scalpel can be used to remove the excess ...

Google previewA Dictionary of Medicine Including General Pathology, General Therapeutics, Hygiene, and the Diseases Peculiar to Women and Children (1884)

by Sir Richard Quain (bart.)

BALANITIB — BALLNOPOBTHITIS (fldAuor, an acorn, and I6d01|, the foreskin). — Srnozcz Bastard Clap; Blennorrhagia Balani; Inflammatory Phimosu. Dru-'im'r| os.—Intlammation of the opposing surfaces of the glans and repuco; sometimes ...

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Scrabble value of F4O1R1E1S1K5I1N1

The value of this 8-letter word is 15 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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