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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.
The American Heritage® Medical Dictionary Copyright © 2007, 2004 by Houghton Mifflin Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Company. All rights reserved.
The fleshy mucocutaneous tissue that covers an uncircumcised penis
Segen's Medical Dictionary. © 2012 Farlex, Inc. All rights reserved.

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
Gale Encyclopedia of Medicine. Copyright 2008 The Gale Group, Inc. All rights reserved.
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amount of genital tissue removed is variable, the penile prepuce is
removed in nearly all male circumcisions, and the clitoral prepuce is
appearance of the clitoral prepuce. The urogenital groove of the
Reconstruction of a Prepuce after Circumcision, 144 J.
It has been observed that non-compliance by boys in keeping their prepuce clean and the lack of proper supervision by parents and caregivers can result in failure, making circumcision necessary.
Pathological phimosis results from traumatic and inflammatory injuries to the prepuce.
Paraphimosis occurs when the prepuce is retracted proximally and remains entrapped proximal to the corona sulcus.
In boys whose prepuce is not fully retractable, ballooning may occur as a result of the tight prepuce.
prepuce is a hindrance to maximizing sexual rights of women.
generalization to include prepuce removal is certainly an exaggeration.
prepuce of the penis, when it is in fact a good deal more extensive,
exists a form of female ritual that terminates in prepuce removal,