- an abnormal tightness of the foreskin preventing retraction over the glans
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tightness of the foreskin, which prevents it from being moved back over the head of the penis
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Means that the foreskin of the penis cannot be retracted or pulled back over the head of the penis. This is a normal finding in boys under six years of age
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Phimosis: A condition whereby the foreskin of the penis is too tight. The penis itself consists of a cylindrical shaft with a rounded tip which is called the glans. The foreskin, or prepuce, is the fold of skin that covers the glans. Phimosis is medically defined as 'stenosis (tightness) of the preputial ring with resultant inability to retract a f
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[ New Latin , from Greek ... a muzzling, from ... muzzle.] (Medicine)
A condition of the penis in which the prepuce can not be drawn back so as to uncover the glans penis.
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<medicine> A condition of the penis in which the prepuce can not be drawn back so as to uncover the glans penis. ... Origin: NL, fr. Gr. A muzzling, fr. Muzzle. ... Source: Websters Dictionary ... (01 Mar 1998) ...
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an abnormal tightness of the foreskin preventing retraction over the glans
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(fi-mo´sis) constriction of the orifice of the prepuce so that it cannot be drawn back over the glans. adj., phimot´ic., adj.
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• (n.) A condition of the penis in which the prepuce can not be drawn back so as to uncover the glans penis.
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(from the article `reproductive system disease`) The only anomaly of the foreskin is congenital phimosis, characterized by a contracture of the foreskin, or prepuce, which prevents its retraction ...
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Phimosis (fī-mō`sĭs, fĭ-), from the Greek phimos (φῑμός ("muzzle")), is a condition where, in men, the foreskin cannot be fully retracted over the glans penis. The term may also refer to clitoral phimosis in women, whereby the clitoral hood cannot be retracted, limiting exposure of the glans clitoridis. In the neonatal period, it is r...
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A condition in which the foreskin of the penis becomes constricted and difficult to retract.
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Type: Term Pronunciation: fī-mō′sis, -sēz Definitions: 1. Narrowness of the opening of the prepuce, preventing its being drawn back over the glans.
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Condition in rams characterized by a prepucial opening too small to allow extension of the penis.
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The penis cannot be extruded from the prepuce. Phimosis may be congenital due to a small preputial orifice or a persistent frenulum. Acquired inflammation or neoplasia can reduce the size of preputial orifice or increase the size of the penis causing phimosis.
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Tightness of the foreskin, either due to a scarring disease or as a result of a congenital abnormality
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