Definitions

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  • n. A medical condition where the foreskin becomes trapped behind the glans.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. A condition in which the prepuce, after being retracted behind the glans penis, is constricted there, and can not be brought forward into place again.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. In medicine, strangulation of the glans penis owing to the opening of the prepuce being too narrow to allow the prepuce to be drawn from behind the glans: correlated with phimosis.

Etymologies

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para- +‎ phimosis

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  • Usage on balanoposthitis.

    April 1, 2009

  • Like in phimosis, an unfortunate preputial condition. However, here the prepuce is retracted, and will not close over the glans again, in some cases shrinking and strangulating the penis.

    April 13, 2007