Definition of Glans clitoridis

1. Noun. Small mass of erectile tissue at the end of the body of the clitoris.

Generic synonyms: Glans
Group relationships: Button, Clit, Clitoris



Definition of Glans clitoridis

1. Noun. (anatomy) The clitoral glans ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Medical Definition of Glans clitoridis

1. A small mass of highly-sensitised erectile tissue capping the body of the clitoris. Synonym: glans clitoridis. (05 Mar 2000)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Glans Clitoridis

glandular mastitis
glandular plague
glandular substance of prostate
glandular system
glandular tularaemia
glandularly
glandulation
glandule
glandules
glanduliferous
glandulopreputial lamella
glandulosities
glandulosity
glandulous
glans
glans clitoridis (current term)
glans of clitoris
glans penes
glans penis
glans penises
glanular hypospadias
glanville fritillaries
glanville fritillary
glaphenine
glare
glare filter
glare filters
glareal
glared
glareole

Literary usage of Glans clitoridis

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1. Anatomy, Descriptive and Surgical by Henry Gray, Timothy Holmes (1883)
"... on each side by two crura ; the body is short and concealed beneath the labia ; the free extremity, or glans clitoridis, is a small, rounded tubercle, ..."

2. Cunningham's Manual of Practical Anatomy by Daniel John Cunningham, Arthur Robinson (1914)
"Anteriorly it terminates in a small rounded tubercle, which bears the name of the glans clitoridis. The glans, however, is not structurally continuous with ..."

3. A System of midwifery by Edward Rigby (1851)
"It terminates anteriorly in a slight enlargement, called the glans clitoridis, which is covered with a thin membrane or a loose fold of skin, ..."

4. Anatomy, Descriptive and Applied by Henry Gray (1913)
"The cleft between the labia minora and behind the glans clitoridis is named the vestibule of the vagina: in it are seen the urethral and vaginal orifices ..."

5. A Laboratory manual and text-book of embryology by Charles William Prentiss (1922)
"The glans of the phallus forms the glans clitoridis of the female. On the anal surface of the phallus, beginning at the coronary sulcus, the primitive ..."

6. Manual of practical anatomy, v.2 by Daniel John Cunningham (1914)
"Anteriorly it terminates in a small rounded tubercle, which bears the name of the glans clitoridis. The glans, however, is not structurally continuous with ..."

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