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  1. a fold of skin covering the tip of the clitoris
    • 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 previewNatural Family Living (2000)

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

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

Google previewe-Study Guide for: Life : Science of Biology : Volume I by David Sadava, ISBN 9780716776734 (2013)

by Cram101 Textbook Reviews

Foreskin: In male humananatomy, the foreskin is a generally ;...

Google previewe-Study Guide for: Essentials of Human Anatomy and Physiology by Elaine Nicpon Marieb, ISBN 9780805373271 (2012)

by Cram101 Textbook Reviews

In male human anatomy, the foreskin is a generally retractable double-layered fold of skin and mucous membrane ;...

Google previewe-Study Guide for: Pediatric Nursing: Introductory Text by Debra L. Price, ISBN 9781416040491 (2012)

by Cram101 Textbook Reviews

In male human anatomy, the foreskin is a generally retractable double-layered fold of skin and mucous ;...

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 previewEncyclopedia of Family Health (2004)

by David B. Jacoby, R. M. Youngson

The foreskin and the glans The delicate glans is protected by a loose ...

Google previewThe Ayurveda Encyclopedia (2007)

Natural Secrets to Healing, Prevention, and Longevity by Swami Sadashiva Tirtha

Parivartiká (turned-back foreskin): Ghee is rubbed on the area and fomented, ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Molecular Mechanisms of Disease (2009)

With 213 Tables by Florian Lang

Characteristically, the foreskin on the ventral surface is thin or absent while the foreskin on the dorsal surface is abundant and has the appearance of a dorsal hood (Fig. 1). Chordee is more commonly associated with proximal hypospadias.

Google previewEncyclopedia of Childbearing (1993)

Critical Perspectives by Barbara Katz Rothman

The foreskin of the newborn is normally attached to the glans (head of the penis) to provide protection from urine and feces during infancy. These two structures must be separated prior to circumcision. In order to perform this maneuver, two ...

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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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