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glans

 [glanz] (pl. glan´des) (L.)
a small, rounded mass or glandlike body.
glans clito´ridis the erectile tissue on the free end of the clitoris.
glans pe´nis the cap-shaped expansion of the corpus spongiosum at the end of the penis.

glans

, pl.

glan·des

(glanz, glan'dēz), [TA]
A conic or acorn-shaped structure.
[L. acorn]

glans

(glanz) pl. glan´des   [L.] a small, rounded mass or glandlike body.
glans clito´ridis , glans of clitoris erectile tissue on the free end of the clitoris.
glans pe´nis  the cap-shaped expansion of the corpus spongiosum at the end of the penis.

glans

(glănz)
n. pl. glandes (glăn′dēz)
1. The glans penis.
2. The glans clitoridis.

glans

[glanz] pl. glandes
Etymology: L, acorn
1 a general term for a small rounded mass or a glandlike body.
2 erectile tissue, as on the ends of the clitoris and the penis.

glans

The flared cap of the penis which, in the normal uncircumcised penis, is covered by the foreskin when the penis is not erect.

glans

, pl. glandes (glanz, glan'dēz) [TA]
A conic acorn-shaped structure.
[L. acorn]

glans

The acorn-shaped bulb at the end of the penis or the small piece of erectile tissue at the tip of the CLITORIS. From the Latin word glans , an acorn.

Glans

The cone-shaped tip of the penis.
Mentioned in: Circumcision, Phimosis

glans

, pl. glandes (glanz, glan'dēz) [TA]
A conic or acorn-shaped structure.
[L. acorn]

glans

pl. glandes [L.] a small, rounded mass or glandlike body.

glans clitoridis
the erectile tissue on the free end of the clitoris.
glans penis
the cap-shaped expansion of the corpus spongiosum at the end of the penis.
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A review of pediatric glans malformations: a handy clinical reference.
Preoperative androgen stimulation in the form of systemic testosterone, topical testosterone, and derivatives like dihydrotes-tosterone (DHT) and human chorionic gonadotropin (hCG) have been used to stimulate glans size preoperatively to allow better tubularization of the urethral plate and decrease the incidence of glans dehiscenc.
There have been a few reports of the involvement of the scrotum and male genitalia but simultaneous involvement of the scrotum, glans, prepuce, shaft of the penis, palms and soles associated bilateral inguinal lymphadenopathy with globi of bacilli in lymphnode has not been described in literature so far.
The diagnosis was based on the morphologic characteristics of the eruption and the patient's history of similar lesions that appeared in the exact same initial locations (chin and glans penis) following previous treatment with TMP-SMX.
These were; traumatic amputation of glans occurred in one baby, urethra-cutaneous fistula occurred in one baby and there was one incidence of overcircumcision.
Before antiseptic cleaning, a swab was used to take a sample by circumnavigating the glans from proximal to the urethral meatus.
Penile trauma is associated more frequently with guillotine style of circumcision including glans amputation in both local3 and international studies1.
The growth commonly starts on the glans because of greater sensitivity to irritation by smegma.
This included glans penis tattoos which are described as producing great pain.
Consequently, the glans of intact men is sensitive, smooth and moist, while the glans of circumcised men is relatively insensitive, uneven and dry.