Medical Dictionary


noun \ˈshēth\
plural sheaths \ˈshēthz, ˈshēths\

Medical Definition of SHEATH

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