glans penis


noun, plural glan·des [glan-deez] /ˈglæn diz/. Anatomy.

  1. the head of the penis (glans penis) or of the clitoris (glans clitoris).

noun plural glandes (ˈɡlændiːz)

  1. anatomy any small rounded body or glandlike mass, such as the head of the penis (glans penis)
n.

1640s, from Latin glans “acorn” (see gland).

n.

  1. The conical expansion of the corpus spongiosum that forms the head of the penis.

n. pl. glan•des (glăndēz)

  1. A conical vascular body forming the distal end of the penis.
  2. A conical vascular body forming the distal end of the clitoris.

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