Definition of Prepuce

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

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

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

Definition of Prepuce

1. n. The foreskin.

Definition of Prepuce

1. Noun. (anatomy) The foreskin, or retractable fold of tissue covering the tip (glans) of the penis. ¹

2. Noun. (anatomy) The corresponding part of the clitoris. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Prepuce

1. a fold of skin covering the penis [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Prepuce

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prepublicity
prepuces
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Literary usage of Prepuce

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Journal of Anatomy and Physiology (1907)
"BOTH the clitoris and penis are protected by a sheath or prepuce of skin, ... The. question arises as to how this prepuce is formed, and I purpose ..."

2. A Treatise on the Venereal Disease by John Hunter, Ph. Ricord, Freeman Josiah Bumstead (1859)
"When the prepuce is in its natural position, it then covers entirely the glans, ... I have seen the prepuce projecting, from such a cause, more than three ..."

3. The Science and art of surgery by John Eric Erichsen (1854)
"In some cases 1 i adhesions between the prepuce and the glans which require to ... If sloughing of the prepuce have occurred allowing the duns to protrude u ..."

4. A Practical treatise on the diseases of children by David Francis Condie (1853)
"The cellular structure of the prepuce, in the male infant, is occasionally the ... When the prepuce is at the same time retracted behind the glans penis, ..."

5. A Text-book of the Diseases of the Small Domestic Animals by Oscar Victor Brumley (1921)
"CHAPTER I. DISEASES OF THE PENIS AND prepuce. Examination.—The prepuce should be examined by observing the discharge at its opening, and the condition of ..."

6. Diseases of Women by Harry Sturgeon Crossen (1922)
"A rase of adherent prepuce, the clitoris Fig..—The same case, with the ... Notice the smegma concretions which had . formed under the adherent prepuce. ..."

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