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the penis. adj., adj phal´lic.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.
1. In embryology, the primordium of the penis or clitoris that develops from the embryonic genital tubercle.
2. Synonym(s): penis
[L.; G. phallos]
Farlex Partner Medical Dictionary © Farlex 2012
n. pl. phalli (făl′ī′) or phalluses
a. The penis.
b. The sexually undifferentiated tissue in an embryo that becomes the penis or clitoris.
2. A representation of the erect penis as an embodiment of generative power.
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phallusPenis. Phallus and its derivatives (e.g., phallic), are now little used in the working medical parlance outside of psychiatric literature.
Segen's Medical Dictionary. © 2012 Farlex, Inc. All rights reserved.
phal·lus, pl. phalli (fal'ŭs, -ī)
1. The primordium of the penis or clitoris that develops from the embryonic genital tubercle.
2. Sometimes used (incorrectly in medical parlance) to mean a penis, or a penile representation.
[L.; G. phallos]
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012
1. The penis.
2. Any object symbolizing the penis.
Collins Dictionary of Medicine © Robert M. Youngson 2004, 2005
Collins Dictionary of Biology, 3rd ed. © W. G. Hale, V. A. Saunders, J. P. Margham 2005
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