preputial gland


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preputial gland

A modified sebaceous gland located on the neck of the penis and the inner surface of the prepuce; its secretion is a component of smegma.
Synonym: Tyson gland
See also: gland
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Brain PF, Homady MH, Mainardi M (1983) Preputial glands, dominance and aggressiveness in mice.
The preputial gland as an indicator of social dominance in male mice.
The coefficients of additive genetic variances (CVA) of body weight, weight of preputial glands, and urine marking were higher (11.
Both male traits reflecting social dominance, the weight of preputial glands and urine-marking behavior, had relatively high heritabilities.