prepuce


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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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As doctors identified a growing list of maladies as results of "phimosis and adherent prepuce," they' drifted into a pattern of using these terms expansively.
Excision: Removal of prepuce and glans of clitoris together with the adjacent part or whole of labia minora without including the labia majora and without closure of vulva.
First, the adhesion of the prepuce was dissected to expose the glans.
Circumcision refers to the removal of some or all of the prepuce, or penile foreskin, and is one of the most widely performed surgical procedures worldwide.
Hodges, "The Ideal Prepuce in Ancient Greece and Rome," Bulletin of the History of Medicine 75 (2001) 3 75-405.
Clitoridectomy: partial or total removal of the clitoris (a small, sensitive, and erectile part of the female genitals) and, in very rare cases, only the prepuce (the fold of skin surrounding the clitoris).
Infections recurrentes touchant la peau, les gencives, la vessie, la vulve ou le prepuce.
Type I: Partial or total removal of the clitoris and/or the prepuce, type II: Partial or total removal of the clitoris and the labia minora, with or without excision of the labia majora, type III: Narrowing of the vaginal orifice with creation of a covering seal by cutting and appositioning the labia minora and/or the labia majora, with or without excision of the clitoris (infibulation) and type IV: All other harmful procedures to the female genitalia for non-medical purposes.
This type of urine sample is described as a "free catch" and can be affected by contamination at the end of the prepuce.
Uncircumcised men, on the other hand, are at higher risk of HIV acquisition because the inner foreskin layer allows HIV-infected cells to form apical viral synapses with the dendrites of Langerhans cells present on the moist mucosal surface of the glans and inner part of the prepuce.
It is most important to check the penis, prepuce and testicles of the tup to identify any visual or palpable abnormalities.
In this exam, the buck's penis and prepuce (sheath) should be evaluated.