Definition of Foreskin

1. Noun. A fold of skin covering the tip of the clitoris.

Exact synonyms: Prepuce
Generic synonyms: Cutis, Skin, Tegument
Group relationships: Button, Clit, Clitoris

2. Noun. A fold of skin covering the tip of the penis.
Exact synonyms: Prepuce
Generic synonyms: Cutis, Skin, Tegument
Group relationships: Member, Penis, Phallus

Definition of Foreskin

1. n. The fold of skin which covers the glans of the penis; the prepuce.

Definition of Foreskin

1. Noun. The retractable fold of skin encompassing the most nerve-dense tissue in the human male, which naturally covers and protects the head of the penis. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Foreskin

1. the prepuce [n -S] - See also: prepuce

Medical Definition of Foreskin

1. The fold of skin which covers the glans of the penis; the prepuce. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Foreskin

foresightedness
foresightful
foresightfully
foresightfulness
foresightless
foresightlessness
foresightly
foresights
foresighty
foresignified
foresignifies
foresignify
foresignifying
foresister
foresisters
foreskinless
foreskinned
foreskins
foreskirt
foreskirts
foreslack
foreslash
foreslashes
foresleeve
foresleeves
foreslow
foreslows
foresmack
foresmell

Literary usage of Foreskin

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1. Orificial Surgery and Its Application to the Treatment of Chronic Diseases by Edwin Hartley Pratt (1891)
"Keeping in mind the condition of the foreskin as it should be when FIB. 'l Fig. 25 illustrates the seizure of the foreskin by the T-forceps, and the first ..."

2. A Dictionary of Medicine: Including General Pathology, General Therapeutics by Richard Quain, Frederick Thomas Roberts, John Mitchell Bruce, Samuel Treat Armstrong (1894)
"When primary, the common predisposing cause is a long, tight foreskin. ... If still further irritated, the foreskin swells enormously, is divided at the ..."

3. White and Martin's Genito-urinary surgery and venereal diseases by James William White (1918)
"foreskin brought up behind the glans, and line of sutures uniting freshened edges of transverse defect to foreskin. at their base and have been dissected so ..."

4. Mackenzie's Five Thousand Receipts: In All the Useful and Domestic Arts by Colin MacKenzie (1854)
"A small tumour, like a wart, upon the head of the yard or foreskin, followed by inflammation and ulcération, which discharges a thin disagreeable fluid; ..."

5. The Englishman's Hebrew and Chaldee Concordance of the Old Testament by George V. Wigram (1866)
"11. circumcise the flesh of your foreskin ; 14. whose flesh of his foreskin ... 25. cut off the foreskin of her son, ; 3. the Mesh of his foreskin shall be ..."

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