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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.

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]

prepuce

/pre·puce/ (pre´pūs)
1. a covering fold of skin.
2. p. of penis.prepu´tial

prepuce of clitoris  a fold capping the clitoris, formed by union of the labia minora and the clitoris.
prepuce of penis  foreskin; the fold of skin covering the glans penis.

prepuce

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

pre·pu′tial (-pyo͞o′shəl) adj.

prepuce

[prē′pyo̅o̅s]
Etymology: L, praeputium, foreskin
a fold of skin that forms a retractable cover, such as the foreskin of the penis or the fold around the clitoris. prepucial, preputial, adj.
The fleshy mucocutaneous tissue that covers an uncircumcised penis

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]

prepuce

See FORESKIN.

prepuce

the foreskin or fold of glandular and vascular tissue surrounding the tip of the mammalian penis. It folds back during copulation.

Prepuce

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

prepuce

an invagination of skin which covers the free portion of the penis in the non-erect state. In horses the invagination is a double one. In cattle called also pizzle.
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However, any technique using the prepuce for the repair jeopardises the blood supply, endangering the result.
Morphological structure of the RHE confirmed that it was analogous to the normal human skin from prepuce tissue.
Urine dribbling was evident from the prepuce and urethral process through the preputial sheath.
The conventional sonographic criteria for the diagnosis of hypospadia is a small, "blunt-ended" penis with two echogenic lines at the tip, which represent the prepuce lateral folds.
Meatal stenosis can be caused by direct irritation of the meatus that is no longer protected by the prepuce.
The Holy Foreskin or Holy Prepuce was said to be the last piece of Jesus Christ's body to remain on earth after his death.
In some rare cases only the prepuce, the hood of the clitoris is removed.
Type I, known as clitoridectomy, consists of "partial or total removal of the clitoris and/or the prepuce.
The lesion associated with Zoon's balanitis is a solitary, glistening, shiny, red-to-orange plaque of the glans penis or prepuce of an uncircumcised male.
Circumcision detractors have touted the procedure as "male genital mutilation," citing a decrease in penile sensation and sexual satisfaction upon removal of the prepuce, and questioned the ethics of an "informed consent process" that does not include "the patient," lacks a discussion of nonsurgical alternatives, and ignores potential adverse physical, sexual, and psychological effects.
728 AH/1328 CE) remarked, "It is intended to purify the woman from discharges which accumulate under her prepuce .
The technique involves the application of EMLA cream to the prepuce under an occlusive dressing for at least 60 minutes before surgery.