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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 pe·'nis

[TA]
the conic expansion of the corpus spongiosum that forms the head of the penis.
Synonym(s): balanus

glans penis

n.
A conical vascular body forming the distal end of the penis.

glans penis

the conical tip of the penis that covers the end of the corpora cavernosa penis and the corpus spongiosum like a cap. The urethral orifice is normally located at the distal tip of the glans penis. The corona glandis, the widest part of the glans penis, is around the base of the proximal portion. A fold of dark, thin, hairless skin forms the foreskin covering the glans 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 pe·nis

(glanz pē'nis) [TA]
The conic expansion of the corpus spongiosum that forms the head of the penis.

Glans penis

The bulbous tip of the penis.
Mentioned in: Neurogenic Bladder

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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Inflammation of the glans penis is balanitis; it is referred to as balanoposthitis when both the glans and the prepuce are involved.
glans penis, midline shaft) were more sensitive to pain stimuli than the forearm, removing the highly innervated foreskin does not appear to remove the most sensitive part of the penis.
Wadhwa, "Intralesional sclerotherapy in the management of hemangiomas of the glans penis," Journal of Urology, vol.
Body parts involved were glans penis 30(60%), while other parts were digits (hand and foot), skin tags, umbilical hernia, meningocele.
Pediyatrik uroloji icin nadir ama bir o kadar da onemli olan pediatrik glans penis malformasyonlari, son yillardaki tibbi gelismelerle, literaturde daha stk rapor edilmeye baslaintstir.
According to these authors, the corpora cavernosa are composed of fibrous-spongy tissue and between the longitudinal crests of these corpora is a groove; in the external extremity is the glans penis.
Persistent exposure of the glans penis leads to congestion, discoloration and inflammation of tissue and impaired circulation.
Testis boyutlari Prader orsidometrisi (3) kullanilarak (Resim 1), penis boyu ise glans penis gerilerek simfizis pubisten glans ucuna kadar olan uzunluk olculerek hesaplandi (Resim 2).
Specimens from the coronal sulcus, glans penis, shaft, and scrotum were obtained for the assessment of HPV genotypes.
At each visit, three specimens of penile and scrotal cells were obtained from the coronal sulcus, glans penis, penile shaft, and scrotum for the detection of HPV DNA and for HPV genotyping.