glans


glans

noun \ˈglanz\
plural glan·des \ˈglan-ˌdēz\

Definition of GLANS

1
:  a conical vascular body forming the extremity of the penis —called also glans penis
2
:  a structure of the clitoris similar to the glans penis —called also glans cli*to*ri*dis, \-klə-ˈtr-ə-dəs\

Origin of GLANS

Latin gland-, glans, literally, acorn
First Known Use: 1650

glans

noun \ˈglanz\   (Medical Dictionary)
plural glan·des \ˈglan-ˌdēz\

Medical Definition of GLANS

1
: a conical vascular body forming the extremity of the penis
2
: a conical vascular body that forms the extremity of the clitoris

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