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  • Foreskin [r]: Retractable skin and mucous membrane fold, also called the prepuce, which covers the glans of the penis in many male mammals including humans. Often circumcised - removed - for religious and cultural reasons, although this can be done for legitimate medical reasons also. [e]
  • Penis [r]: A male sexual organ for transmission of semen into the female reproductive tract. [e]
  • Ritual [r]: Set of actions, performed mainly for their symbolic value, which is prescribed by a convention or by the traditions of a community. [e]


  • Phimosis [r]: Constriction of the orifice of the prepuce so that it cannot be drawn back over the glans. [e]

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