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phallus

1. another word for penis
2. an image of the penis, esp as a religious symbol of reproductive power

Phallus

 

a genus of fungi of the order Gasteromycetes. In the USSR the most widespread are P. impudicus, found in forests and brushwood on fertile soil, and P. hadriani, found in sand. The young fruiting bodies of Phallus are ovoid; later their membrane ruptures and the fruit bearer appears, consisting of a long peduncle and a conical, alveolate cap covered with greenish slime that has the unpleasant odor of carrion.

phallus

[′fal·əs]
(anatomy)
(embryology)
An undifferentiated embryonic structure derived from the genital tubercle that differentiates into the penis in males and the clitoris in females.
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Caption: Deep in the evolution of New Zealand's lizard-like tuatara, adult males lost their ancestral phallus, new research suggests.
Phallus arched and projecting posteriorly with tube-like opening between forked apex of hypandrium; ejaculatory apodeme enlarged ventrally and prolonged in horizontal plane, approximately twice length of gonocoxal apodeme.
number of polished stone Lingams, replicas of the erect phallus have
Using WTO terminology, powerpoint slides, and 3-D animation, the Yes Men give straight-faced demonstrations of the gold "Management Leisure Suit" with its inflatable phallus, and present plans to eliminate the siesta in Europe, let corporations bid for votes, and turn first world waste into Third World McDonald's hamburgers.
Several Hindu temples in Java and Bali contain statues which show a phallus equipped with two or four sizable balls fixed to the glans or just behind it.
The cult of the phallus is surely nothing unique to Freud or to America.
I'm mystified by the fact that you can go into a room and yell into a silver phallus and appear on a black disc and, still be available to be heard 50 years later--and have the music be just as fresh as the day you made it.
She seeks in alternative masculine sexualities "the historical moment at which the equation of the male sexual organ with the phallus could no longer be sustained" (2).
Although black men have the ability to violate white women, and symbolically their white male counterparts, by enforcing and legitimating the power of the male phallus, white women historically were in a position to violate and castrate black men through their epidermal ownership of whiteness.
She has published several articles including: "Lacan, the Phallus, and the Construal of Intergenerational Kinship in Genesis-Numbers"; "Kinship and Enculturation: Shaping the Generations in Leviticus 18"; "Visualizing the Perfect Cult: The Priestly Rationale for Exclusion"; and "The Holiness Code and Human Sexuality.
One of the books he reads is a collection of odd stories (in one, a giant phallus is delivered to a church; in another, a woman shaves her head to piss off her boyfriend), the other a collection of fairy tales written by a woman he meets in the course of his misadventures.