prepuce

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Related to preputium: Preputium clitoridis

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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In electrocautery circumcisions, the electrical current passes directly through the penile tissue, and if the preputium is cut by electrocautery after being clamped, there can be total phallic loss (grade V injuries) due to direct contact between the cautery and the clamp.10,11 Electrocautery and thermocautery work on different principles.
coli and other uropathogens generally colonise the inner preputium rather than the outer surface of the skin.18,19 Especially in the early years of life, e.coli is the dominant microorganism in the preputial sac.6,19,20,21 Some studies have reported that gram- negative microorganisms rapidly reduce with age and are almost never found on children over age 5.12,15,22,23 While the dominant microorganism in our patient group (median age 5 years) was enterococcus, e.
Lutzelschwab analiza la oscilacion efectuada a lo largo de la edad media en la apreciacion de la reliquia del preputium Domini, desde el orgullo a la incomodidad; por ultimo, A.