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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.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.

glans

, pl.

glan·des

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

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

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

, pl. glandes (glanz, glan'dēz) [TA]
A conic acorn-shaped structure.
[L. acorn]
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012

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.
Collins Dictionary of Medicine © Robert M. Youngson 2004, 2005

Glans

The cone-shaped tip of the penis.
Mentioned in: Circumcision, Phimosis
Gale Encyclopedia of Medicine. Copyright 2008 The Gale Group, Inc. All rights reserved.

glans

, pl. glandes (glanz, glan'dēz) [TA]
A conic or acorn-shaped structure.
[L. acorn]
Medical Dictionary for the Dental Professions © Farlex 2012