Definition of penile
: of, relating to, or affecting the penis
Recent Examples of penile from the Web
Van der Merwe and his surgical team at Tygerberg Hospital in Cape Town, South Africa, recently completed their second successful penile transplant—this time on a 40-year-old man who lost his penis 17 years ago during a botched circumcision ritual.
Black Knight Sword has no discernible penile fixation, but doesn’t appear to be any different in terms of its thematic depth.
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PENILE Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of penile for English Language Learners
: of or relating to the penis
Medical Definition of penile
: of, relating to, or affecting the penis a penile prosthesis penile lesions
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