phi·​mo·​sis fī-ˈmō-səs How to pronounce phimosis (audio) fi- How to pronounce phimosis (audio)
plural phimoses -ˌsēz How to pronounce phimosis (audio)
: tightness or constriction of the orifice of the foreskin arising either congenitally or postnatally (as from balanoposthitis) and preventing retraction of the foreskin over the glans

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“Phimosis.” Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 4 Dec. 2023.

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