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prepuce

 [pre´pūs]
foreskin. adj., adj prepu´tial.
prepuce of clitoris a fold capping the clitoris formed by union of the labia minora and the clitoris.

pre·puce

(prē'pūs), [TA]
A free fold of skin that covers the glans penis or clitoris.
Synonym(s): preputium [TA], foreskin
[L. praeputium, foreskin]

prepuce

/pre·puce/ (pre´pūs)
1. a covering fold of skin.
2. p. of penis.prepu´tial

prepuce of clitoris  a fold capping the clitoris, formed by union of the labia minora and the clitoris.
prepuce of penis  foreskin; the fold of skin covering the glans penis.

prepuce

(prē′pyo͞os′)
n.
1. See foreskin.
2. A loose fold of skin covering the glans clitoridis.

pre·pu′tial (-pyo͞o′shəl) adj.

prepuce

[prē′pyo̅o̅s]
Etymology: L, praeputium, foreskin
a fold of skin that forms a retractable cover, such as the foreskin of the penis or the fold around the clitoris. prepucial, preputial, adj.
The fleshy mucocutaneous tissue that covers an uncircumcised penis

pre·puce

(prē'pyūs) [TA]
The free fold of skin that covers the glans penis more or less completely.
Synonym(s): preputium [TA] , foreskin.
[L. praeputium, foreskin]

prepuce

See FORESKIN.

prepuce

the foreskin or fold of glandular and vascular tissue surrounding the tip of the mammalian penis. It folds back during copulation.

Prepuce

A fold like the foreskin that covers the clitoris; another name for foreskin.
Mentioned in: Circumcision

prepuce

an invagination of skin which covers the free portion of the penis in the non-erect state. In horses the invagination is a double one. In cattle called also pizzle.