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glans

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noun \ˈglanz\

Definition of glans

plural glandes play \ˈglan-ˌdēz\

  1. 1 :  a conical vascular body forming the extremity of the penis —called also glans penis

  2. 2 :  a structure of the clitoris similar to the glans penis —called also glans cli*to*ri*dis, \-klə-ˈtȯr-ə-dəs\



Origin of glans

Latin gland-, glans, literally, acorn


First Known Use: 1650


Medical Dictionary

glans

play
noun \ˈglanz\

Medical Definition of glans

plural glandes \ˈglan-ˌdēz\play

  1. 1:  a conical vascular body that forms the extremity of the penis

  2. 2:  a conical vascular body that forms the extremity of the clitoris




Learn More about glans

  1. Medical Dictionary: Definition of "glans" Britannica.com: Encyclopedia article about "glans"


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