Smegma meaning

smĕgmə
A cheesy sebaceous secretion that may accumulate under the foreskin or around the clitoris.
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A sebaceous secretion, especially the cheesy secretion that collects under the prepuce or around the clitoris.
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A whitish sebaceous secretion that collects between the glans penis and foreskin or in the vulva.
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A sebaceous secretion, especially the cheesy secretion that collects under the prepuce or around the clitoris.
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Origin of smegma

  • Latin smēgma detergent from Greek from smēkhein to wash off

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • From Latin, from Ancient Greek σμῆγμα (smÄ“gma), alternative spelling of σμῆμα (smÄ“ma, “soap, detergent"), from σμάω (smaō, “I wipe, clean").

    From Wiktionary