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prepuce of penis

^ http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/UBERON_0001332


A retractable double-layered fold of skin and mucous membrane that covers the glans penis and protects the urinary meatus when the penis is not erect. [ http://orcid.org/0000-0002-6601-2165 http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Foreskin ]

Synonyms: penile prepuce, prepuce of male, preputium penis

Term info

database cross reference
Subsets

uberon_slim, efo_slim, pheno_slim

latin term
preputium penis [ FMA:19639 FMA:TA ]

depicted by

http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/e/e6/Foreskin_CloseupV2.jpg, http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/en/thumb/c/cc/Foreskin2.jpg/200px-Foreskin2.jpg

has broad synonym

preputium, prepuce

has related synonym

praeputium, foreskin, prepucium

id

UBERON:0001332