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sheath

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noun \ˈshēth\

Medical Definition of sheath

plural sheaths \ˈshēthz, ˈshēths\play play

  1. 1:  an investing cover or case of a plant or animal body or body part: asa:  the tubular fold of skin into which the penis of many mammals is retractedb:  the connective tissue of an organ or part that binds together its component elements and holds it in place

  2. 2:  condom 1

sheathed adjective




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