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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 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, Jane L. McConnell

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

Google previewGenitourinary Pathology (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 Heart of David (2006)

by Jeffrey Hazim

The foreskin is the offering with which the people of Israel seal the covenant with the LORD. What perfect symbolism for the blood of Christ. Can you see how being raised with the oracles of God can lead to a deeper understanding of our faith ...

Google previewe-Study Guide for: Mastering Healthcare Terminology by Betsy J. Shiland, ISBN 9780323035729 (2012)

by Cram101 Textbook Reviews

The Male Anatomy The outside ofthe Foreskin is like 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. The Glans is a vascular structure located at the tip of the penis in ...

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 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 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.

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 previewSexually Transmitted Disease: An Encyclopedia of Diseases, Prevention, Treatment, and Issues (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 ...

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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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