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the space between the prepuce and the glans penis.
emanating from or pertaining to the prepuce.
a treatment for preputial prolapse in pigs involving resection of the prolapsed portion and joining of the skin and mucosal surfaces at the margin of the prolapsed tissue.
the fibrous ring contained in the skin around the external orifice of the prepuce.
top-shaped mass; may act as valve and obstruct preputial orifice.
inflammation of the preputial diverticulum in the pig.
an evagination of the prepuce such as of the dorsal wall of the preputial cavity of the boar just inside the external preputial orifice. Called also preputial sac.
because of injury or infection the skin lining the preputial cavity becomes swollen and edematous and prolapses through the preputial orifice where it is likely to undergo more injury. Commonest in cattle and among them in polled animals which are likely to have a higher incidence of weak preputial muscles and therefore the most dependent pizzles. Called also preputial prolapse.
with concurrent smallness of other genitalia occurs with early castration and in intersex specimens.
seen in pigs and may be treated by replacement and use of a purse-string suture, or in more severe cases by preputial anastomosis (above).
ring method of preputial amputation
a surgical method of treating prepucial prolapse in bulls, using a rigid plastic ring as a framework for ligation.
see preputial diverticulum (above).
distended veins that often cause local distention of the prepuce in stallions but do not appear to interfere with breeding.