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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

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
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The foreskin can scar, tighten, and shrink over the head of the penis. Skin on other areas of the body affected by lichen sclerosus usually does not experience scarring.
The head of the penis is more sensitive than the shaft and the frenulum (the ridge of skin that attaches the foreskin) is the most sensitive part of all.
The second end extends beyond the first end a distance sufficient to cover a head of the penis, whereby urine is transferred forwardly from the penis and outwardly from the receptacle through the discharge port.
What it looks like In men, it usually affects the head of the penis causing inflammation, a smelly lumpy discharge, and pain while passing urine.
"Because of the defective design of the circumcision clamp, there was no protection for the head of the penis and Dr.
SOUNDS to me like you have a phimosis, or a foreskin that is so tight it won't retract over the head of the penis. Most men are able to get their foreskin back easily but problems like yours aren't unusual, so don't consider yourself a freak.
Uncircumcised men have soft foreskin around the head of the penis containing many cells that are easily infected by HIV, according to epidemiologist Robert C.
If the foreskin is suddenly pulled back, the tight skin can act like a tourniquet and stop blood flowing to the head of the penis. Applying an ice pack may reduce swelling, but if this doesn't work then an emergency circumcision is the only answer.
If a boy has a tight foreskin it can't be pulled back to reveal the head of the penis. This causes an obstacle to passing urine and doesn't allow the skin underneath to be cleaned.
In men, it can cause foreskin tightening, painful erections and a loss of sensation over the head of the penis.
Circumcision is the removal of the foreskin, which is the skin covering the head of the penis.