Definition of Glans penis

1. Noun. The conical mass of erectile tissue that forms the head of the penis.

Generic synonyms: Glans
Group relationships: Member, Penis, Phallus

Definition of Glans penis

1. Noun. (anatomy) A conical vascularized body forming the extremity of the penis. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Medical Definition of Glans penis

1. The conical expansion of the corpus spongiosum which forms the head of the penis. Synonym: balanus. (05 Mar 2000)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Glans Penis

glandular system
glandular tularaemia
glandularly
glandulation
glandule
glandules
glanduliferous
glandulopreputial lamella
glandulosities
glandulosity
glandulous
glanular hypospadias
glanville fritillaries
glanville fritillary
glaphenine
glare
glare filter
glare filters
glareal
glared
glareole
glareous
glares
glarier

Literary usage of Glans penis

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1. Anatomy, Descriptive and Surgical by Henry Gray (1901)
"... and then separating the corpus spongiosum from them, dividing it at a level nearer the glans penis. The mucous membrane of the urethra is then slit up, ..."

2. The Surgical Diseases of the Genito-urinary Organs by Edward Lawrence Keyes (1905)
"riorly in a conical extremity, over which the glans penis (the terminal expansion of the corpus spongiosum) fits like a cap. ..."

3. The American Journal of the Medical Sciences by Southern Society for Clinical Investigation (U.S.) (1839)
"280 Broadway, January, 1839. Авт. VIII. Bite of a Spider on the glans penis, followed by violent symptoms—recovery. By ISAAC HÜLSE, MD, USN Fleet Surgeon, ..."

4. The Surgical diseases of the genito-urinary organs including syphilis by Edward Lawrence Keyes (1889)
"The glans penis ; Herpes ... They terminate anteriorly in a conical extremity, over which the glans penis (the ..."

5. On the Anatomy of Vertebrates by Richard Owen (1868)
"The two bulbous processes of the corpus spongiosum soon unite to surround the urethra, but again bifurcate to form a double glans penis in the multiparous ..."

6. On the Anatomy of Vertebrates by Richard Owen (1868)
"The two bulbous processes of the corpus spongiosum soon unite to surround the urethra, but again bifurcate to form a double glans penis in the multiparous ..."

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