paraphimosis

noun

para·​phi·​mo·​sis -fī-ˈmō-səs, -fi- How to pronounce paraphimosis (audio)
plural paraphimoses -ˌsēz How to pronounce paraphimosis (audio)
: a condition in which the foreskin is retracted behind the glans penis and cannot be brought back to its original position

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“Paraphimosis.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/paraphimosis. Accessed 16 Apr. 2024.

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