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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 previewe-Study Guide for Campbell Essential Biology with Physiology with MasteringBiology, textbook by Eric J. Simon (2012)

Biology, Biology by Cram101 Textbook Reviews

Foreskin: In male humananatomy, the foreskin is a generally retractable doublelayered fold of skin and mucous membrane that covers the glans penis and protects the ...

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 previewWhat Your Doctor May Not Tell You About(TM): Circumcision (2002)

Untold Facts on America's Most Widely Perfomed-and Most Unnecessary-Surgery by Paul M. Fleiss, Frederick M. Hodges

The foreskin is a uniquely specialized, sensitive, and functional organ of touch. No other part of the...

The foreskin is an integral and important part of the skin system of the penis. It is a complex...

the foreskin is the fact that it is highly elastic, entirely devoid of any subcutaneous fat, and lined with a sheet of smooth muscle.

Google previewe-Study Guide for: Medical Surgical Nursing: Critical Thinking in Client Care, Single Volume by Priscilla LeMone, ISBN 9780131713086 (2012)

by Cram101 Textbook Reviews

Description The outsideofthe foreskin is a continuation of the skin on the shaft of the penis, but the inner foreskin is a mucous membrane like the inside of the eyelid or the mouth. Paraphimosis: Paraphimosis is an uncommon medical condition ...

Google previewתלמוד ירושלמי (2003)

by Heinrich Walter Guggenheimer

The foreskin is an envelope around the male organ which has the shape of a solid cylinder. In the opinion of this Tanna, usually a fruit has the shape of a torus, bounded at the outside by the shell or skin and at the inside by the pit. Therefore ...

Google previewPirḳê de Rabbi Eliezer (1916)

by Eliezer ben Hyrcanus

Moreover, the foreskin is a reproach, as it is said, " For that is a reproach unto us "; (ibid, xxxiv. 14), because the foreskin is more unclean than all unclean things, as it is said, " For henceforth there shall no more || come into thee the uncir- ...

Google previewe-Study Guide for Human Anatomy, textbook by Elaine N. Marieb (2013)

Medicine, Internal medicine by Cram101 Textbook Reviews

It is also described as the prepuce, a technically broader term that alsoincludes the clitoral hoodin women,towhich theforeskinisembryonically homologous. Description The outsideofthe foreskin is a continuation of the skin on the shaft of the ...

Google previewe-Study Guide for Biology of Humans, textbook by Judith Goodenough (2013)

Medicine, Internal medicine by Cram101 Textbook Reviews

Foreskin: In male human anatomy, the foreskin is a generally retractable doublelayered fold of skin and mucous ...

Google previewNatural Family Living (2000)

The Mothering Magazine Guide to Parenting by Peggy O'Mara

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


On the Birth and Contrivance of Sexuality by DREW F. OSTRUH

one's foreskin is a reminder for life that one's life is not one's own as far as others are concerned. A principle aspect of circumcision is that it is the mark of a slave, marked as a slave by it at birth. Why would you cut off a piece of someone's ...

Google previewWhy Aren't Jewish Women Circumcised? (2005)

Gender and Covenant in Judaism by Shaye J. D. Cohen

The foreskin is the corporeal manifestation of the evil inclination, and through its excision the Jewish male is saved from the dominion of sin; gentiles,—that is, Christians— belong to the forces of “the other side.”153 Circumcision, then, is not ...

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 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 previewThe International Encyclopaedia 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.

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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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