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penile

 [pe´nīl]
of or pertaining to the penis.
penile prosthesis a device that is surgically implanted to overcome the problem of impotence. Several different designs are currently available; some are semirigid, others can be inflated when an erection is desired and deflated after intercourse. A penile prosthesis does not interfere with the physiologic mechanisms of sexual intercourse, orgasm, or ejaculation.

pe·nile

(pē'nīl),
Relating to the penis.
Synonym(s): penial

penile

/pe·nile/ (pe´nīl) of or pertaining to the penis.

penile

(pē′nīl′, -nəl)
adj.
Of or relating to the penis.

penile

[pē′nīl]
Etymology: L, penis
pertaining to the penis.

pe·nile

, penial (pē'nīl, pēnē-ăl)
Relating to the penis.

penile

of or pertaining to the penis.

penile abscess
causes apparent swelling of the ventral body line of affected bulls. The lesions are moderately painful to touch, are firm and hard and persist for long periods. Associated adhesions make it impossible for the bull to extrude the penis.
penile amputation
carried out in horses for treatment of extensive neoplasms and granulomas and for paralysis of the penis.
penile bulb
a swelling at the origin of the corpus spongiosum penis.
penile crura
the origins of the corpus cavernosum penis at the ischial arch.
penile deviation
a common defect only in bulls in which an abnormality of the apical ligament, present congenitally or caused by trauma, causes a spiral, lateral or ventral deviation of the penis, causing difficulty in mating. See also corkscrew penis.
penile erection
penile eversion
see penile prolapse (below).
penile frenulum
see penile preputial frenulum.
penile glans
see glans penis.
penile hair-ring
long hairs from the preputial orifice pack up around the penis of the bull and cause pressure necrosis occasionally creating a hypospadias. Can occur in any species carrying preputial hairs.
penile hematoma
in bulls, in which it is a common event, it is caused by trauma while the bull is mating a cow. It occurs halfway along the penis with an obvious swelling and an inability to breed cows. There is a tear in the tunica albuginea of the corpus cavernosum and a surrounding hematoma.
penile hypoplasia
occurs as part of an intersex deformity or as a sequel to prepubertal castration.
inadequate penile protrusion
due to congenital shortness of the penis, adhesions caused by injury and hematoma, and persistence of the penile frenulum.
penile ossification
common radiological finding in aged dogs; ossification caudal to os penis.
penile paralysis
common only in stallions, due to local neurological lesion, or as a rare occurrence after the administration of phenothiazine-derived tranquilizers or severe debility.
persistent penile frenulum
see penile preputial frenulum.
penile prepuce
see prepuce.
penile prolapse
inability to withdraw the penis into the prepuce, other than a paraphimosis. Not to be confused with phimosis; paralysis does occur in disease of the spinal cord, e.g. in some cases of rabies.
penile protrusion failure
caused by persistent frenulum, adhesions to prepuce, fibropapilloma.
penile sigmoid flexure
the S-shaped bend in the penis of ruminants and pigs, present when the penis is not erect, and the principal mechanism for reducing the length of the organ in these species.
penile tiedown
an adhesion of the penis to the prepuce created artificially to prepare the animal as a teaser.
penile translocation
surgical operations to direct the penis so that the bull cannot serve a cow.
penile tunica albuginea
the dense connective tissue covering of the corpus cavernosum penis.