Definition of Posthitis
1. Noun. Inflammation of the foreskin of the penis; usually caused by bacterial infection.
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Literary usage of Posthitis
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. A Manual of syphilis and the venereal diseases by James Nevins Hyde, Frank Hugh Montgomery (1900)
"BALANITIS AND BALANO-posthitis. BALANITIS is an inflammation of the ... It is usually accompanied by more or less inflammation of the prepuce (posthitis). ..."
2. Genito-urinary diseases and syphilis by Henry Holdich Morton (1902)
"Again, epithelioma is observed occurring under the form of (c) a superficial excoriation, or raw patch, resembling the erosions found in balano-posthitis; ..."
3. The Student's manual of venereal diseases by Berkeley Hill, Arthur Cooper (1886)
"Balano-posthitis may be acute and general or chronic and limited to the furrow behind the corona. Simple accumulation of secretion from want of cleanliness ..."
4. A Practical treatise on the disorders of the sexual organs of men by Bukk G. Carleton (1900)
"BALANO-posthitis. Balanitis, being an inflammation of the surface of the glans penis and ... Balano-posthitis may be acute or chronic. It often recurs. ..."