from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Affected with phimosis.
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So that dysuria in young children, beginning in a slightly phimosed condition, or in the irritability of the glans and meatus, due to its preputial covering, it is safe to assume, may produce a train of symptoms ending in permanently-injured health, or even death.
The patient readily connected his mental trouble, by a retrospective view through a series of gradually-increasing troubles, that originated in the preputial condition, to the phimosed condition of that appendage, and he was certain that this prepuce had been at the bottom of all the physical and mental trouble he had experienced.
F.R.C.S. The case was that of a locksmith of forty years of age, who was naturally much phimosed.
The old Greek and Roman statues, representing the gods and athletes of ancient Greece and Rome, are a puzzle to many, owing to the diminutive and phimosed virile organ that the artists have attached to them.