Foreskin definition

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The loose fold of skin that covers the glans of the penis.
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The fold of skin that covers the glans of the penis; prepuce: in circumcision it is completely or partly removed.
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The loose fold of skin that covers the glans of the penis.
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The retractable fold of skin encompassing the most nerve-dense tissue in the human male, which naturally covers and protects the head of the penis.

The female clitoral hood is homologous with the foreskin.

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Noun

Singular:
foreskin
Plural:
foreskins

Origin of foreskin

  • From fore- + skin.

    From Wiktionary