a cheesy sebaceous secretion that may accumulate under the foreskin or around the clitoris
Origin of smegmaModern Latin from L, detergent from Classical Greek sm?gma from sm?chein, to wipe off: see smectic
A sebaceous secretion, especially the cheesy secretion that collects under the prepuce or around the clitoris.
Origin of smegmaLatin smēgma detergent from Greek from smēkhein to wash off
From Latin, from Ancient Greek ÏƒÎ¼á¿†Î³Î¼Î± (smÄ“gma), alternative spelling of ÏƒÎ¼á¿†Î¼Î± (smÄ“ma, “soap, detergent"), from ÏƒÎ¼Î¬Ï‰ (smaÅ, “I wipe, clean").