Glans

The glans ( /ɡlænz/, plural "glandes" /ˈɡlændˌiːz/; from the Latin word for "acorn") is a vascular structure located at the tip of the penis in men or a homologous genital structure of the clitoris in women.

Read more about Glans:  Structure, Gender Differences, Development

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Clitoral Glans
... The clitoral glans (glans clitoridis) is an external portion of the clitoris. ...
Plastibell - Disadvantages
... Rarely, the tip of the glans may protrude through the ring and become swollen, trapping the ring in place ... The foreskin must be slit and forced from the glans to allow entry for the plastic dome ... There have been cases of necrosis of the glans penis following circumcision with the Plastibell device ...
Corona Of Glans Penis
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Glans - Development
... In the development of the urinary and reproductive organs, the glans is derived from the genital tubercle. ...
Clitoral Glans - Physiology
... The head or glans of the clitoris is roughly the size and shape of a pea, although it can be significantly larger or smaller ... The clitoral glans is highly sensitive, containing as many nerve endings as the analogous organ in males, the glans penis, but concentrated in a smaller ... During arousal, the glans becomes engorged with blood and sometimes protrudes outside from the clitoral hood or bulging under it ...