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prepuce

 [pre´pūs]
foreskin. adj., adj prepu´tial.
prepuce of clitoris a fold capping the clitoris formed by union of the labia minora and the clitoris.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.

pre·puce

(prē'pūs), [TA]
A free fold of skin that covers the glans penis or clitoris.
Synonym(s): preputium [TA], foreskin
[L. praeputium, foreskin]
Farlex Partner Medical Dictionary © Farlex 2012

prepuce

(prē′pyo͞os′)
n.
1. See foreskin.
2. A loose fold of skin covering the glans clitoridis.

pre·pu′tial (-pyo͞o′shəl) adj.
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The fleshy mucocutaneous tissue that covers an uncircumcised penis
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pre·puce

(prē'pyūs) [TA]
The free fold of skin that covers the glans penis more or less completely.
Synonym(s): preputium [TA] , foreskin.
[L. praeputium, foreskin]
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012

prepuce

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

prepuce

the foreskin or fold of glandular and vascular tissue surrounding the tip of the mammalian penis. It folds back during copulation.
Collins Dictionary of Biology, 3rd ed. © W. G. Hale, V. A. Saunders, J. P. Margham 2005

Prepuce

A fold like the foreskin that covers the clitoris; another name for foreskin.
Mentioned in: Circumcision
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