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Definition of the noun glans

What does glans mean as a name of something?

noun - plural: glandes

  1. a small rounded structure; especially that at the end of the penis or clitoris

Alternative definition of the noun glans


  1. The vascular body which forms the apex of the penis.
  2. The vascular body which forms the extremity of the clitoris.
  3. The acorn or mast of the oak and similar fruits.
  4. A goiter.
  5. A pessary.

Phrases with glans

Phrases starting with the word glans:

  1. glans penis
  2. Glans Aculeata
  3. Glans Trapezia

Phrases ending with the word glans:

  1. Conus Glans
  2. Gerda Glans
  3. Mitra Glans
  4. Acasta Glans
  5. Cassis Glans
  6. Ebalia Glans
  7. Styela glans
  8. Cadulus Glans
  9. Cymbium Glans
  10. Tethyum glans
  11. Buccinum Glans
  12. Clitoral glans
  13. Protaspa Glans
  14. Pterygia Glans
  15. Alectrion Glans
  16. Alentrion Glans
  17. Callopora Glans

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Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for glans

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Google previewIntroduction to Maternity & Pediatric Nursing (2013)

by Gloria Leifer

The glans is the rounded, distal end of the penis. It is visible on a circumcised penis but is hidden by the foreskin...

Google previewGenital Autonomy: (2010)

Protecting Personal Choice by George C. Denniston, Frederick M. Hodges, Marilyn Fayre Milos

The normal glans is an internal structure, only exposed briefly during urination, washing, and sexual arousal.

Google previewUnderstanding Human Anatomy and Physiology (2016)

by CTI Reviews

The glans is a vascular structure located at the tip of the penis in male mammals or a homologous genital structure of the clitoris in female mammals. In male human anatomy, the glans penis is the sensitive bulbous structure at the distal end of ...

Google previewThe Farrier's New Guide (1725)

by William Gibson

The Glans is an Appendage to the Yard; it is of a round Figure, but very thin in proportion to what it is in Man; it is not fo cavernous as the Yard, but of a quicker Senfe, being the chief Seat of Pleasure in Copulation. Its Mafeles The Yard has two ...

Google previewGenitourinary Pathology E-Book (2014)

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

The glans is a conical extension of the urethral corpus spongiosum, with a central vertical cleft, the meatus. The urethra opens at the meatus. The meatus is attached to the foreskin by a ventral triangular portion of the mucosa, referred to as ...

Google previewUrologic Surgical Pathology E-Book (2014)

by David G. Bostwick, Liang Cheng

The glans is the distal expansion of the corpus spongiosum; it is conical and normally ensheathed by the loose skin of the prepuce. In uncircumcised males, five to six layers of stratified nonkeratinizing squamous epithelium line the mucosal ...

Google previewInterstate Medical Journal (1900)

The glans is the most sensitive portion of the clitoris. It is the chief seat of sexual excitement. In the resting state it is somewhat cone shape, but in the erected state it is more rounded, like the glans penis. The erectile or erecto-turgescent quality ...

Google previewTextbook of Penile Cancer (2011)

by Asif Muneer, Manit Arya, Simon Horenblas

Gross Features The glans is the most distal cone-shaped portion of the penis and is ...

Google previewAnatomic Study of the Clitoris and the Bulbo-Clitoral Organ (2014)

by Vincent Di Marino, Hubert Lepidi

The glans is the best known part of the clitoris due to its surface location and accessibility. Moreover, at present, it is rightly considered as the ideal site for female pleasure. The glans clitoridis challenges neophytes by its resemblance to the ...

Google previewVertebrate Biology (2016)

by CTI Reviews

The glans is a vascular structure located at the tip of the penis in male mammals or a homologous genital structure of the clitoris in female mammals. In male human anatomy, the glans penis is the sensitive bulbous structure at the distal end of ...

Google previewThe Gardeners Dictionary (1759)

Containing the Best and Newest Methods of Cultivating and Improving the Kitchen, Fruit, Flower Garden, and Nursery .... A - L by Philip Miller

- GLANS is that Sort of Fruit which is contained within a smooth, but hard Bark, having but one Seed; its hinder Parts covered with a Kind of Cup, the fore Part being bare, as Acorns; ...

Google previewLexicon Latinitatis Nederlandicae Medii Aevi (1988)

by J. W. Fuchs

glans, -dis, een ekele, dicitur fructus quercus. — 2. CONFL. VOC. notandum quod glandes dicuntur etiam 5 masse plumbee ad modum glandium facte et cum fundis quandoque proiciuntur et ad hoc sunt or- dinate; TEUTH. glans, -dis, ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Jewish Medical Ethics (2003)

A Compilation of Jewish Medical Law on All Topics of Medical Interest ... by Avraham Steinberg, Fred Rosner

The glans is covered with a foreskin (prepuce). The inner layer of the foreskin contains secretory glands whose secretion combines with shedding cells to form the secretion known as smegma. The foreskin begins to form about the eighth week ...

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Scrabble value of G2L1A1N1S1

The value of this 5-letter word is 6 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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