glans

noun
\ˈglanz \
plural glandes\ ˈglan-​ˌdēz \

Definition of glans 

1 or glans penis : a conical vascular body forming the extremity of the penis

2 or glans clitoridis \ -​klə-​ˈtȯr-​ə-​dəs \ : a structure of the clitoris similar to the glans penis

First Known Use of glans

1650, in the meaning defined at sense 1

History and Etymology for glans

Latin gland-, glans, literally, acorn

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glans

noun
\ˈglanz \
plural glandes\ ˈglan-​ˌdēz \

Medical Definition of glans 

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

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

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