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://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Foreskin http://orcid.org/0000-0002-6601-2165 ]

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Term information

database cross reference
Subsets

uberon_slim, efo_slim, pheno_slim

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

definition

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.

depicted by

Foreskin:CloseupV2.jpg

http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/en/thumb/c/cc/Foreskin2.jpg/200px-Foreskin2.jpg

has broad synonym

preputium

prepuce

has exact synonym

penile prepuce

prepuce of male

preputium penis

has related synonym

foreskin

praeputium

prepucium

id

UBERON:0001332