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prepuce

1. the retractable fold of skin covering the tip of the penis
2. a similar fold of skin covering the tip of the clitoris

prepuce

[′prēp·əs]
(anatomy)
The foreskin of the penis, a fold of skin covering the glans penis.
A similar fold over the glans clitoridis.
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The procedure is simpler because at that age, the foreskin is thinner and less vascular, so they heal faster and complication rates are lower,' he added.
Carmack ends by suggesting further reading and with a few useful conclusions: The foreskin is a highly sensitive part of the penis; cleanse the delicate foreskin gently and do not wash it with soap; the foreskin will separate naturally and painlessly as the boy ages; allow time out of diapers when feasible, and use positive language when changing diapers.
This study indicates that neonatal circumcision is not associated with changes in penile sensitivity and provides preliminary evidence to suggest that the foreskin is not the most sensitive part of the penis.
From a historical perspective, foreskin restoration is not a new phenomenon.
The role of the foreskin in male circumcision: an evidence-based review.
Mc Gregor TB' Pike JG, Leonard (March 2007) "Pathologic and Physiologic phimosis; approach the phymotic foreskin.
See The treatment is circumcision to release the tight foreskin.
Holding forceps or the mosquito clamp, we sutured the foreskin inner and outer lamina close to the wound edge and ensured that the stitching thickness was no more than 0.
Multiple dense adhesions between the glans and foreskin caused the top of the penis to be inadvertently pulled through the clamp.
The indigenous elder said the injuries could have been caused by a visiting family member who is still learning how to circumcise, which involves removing the foreskin of the penis.
But it's far from really providing the story on the mechanism for the increased risk of HIV infection through the foreskin.
The other two features are an abnormally developed foreskin (usually referred to as a "dorsal hood") and a downward curvature of the penis (chordee).