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Descriptor English: Foreskin
Descriptor Spanish: Prepucio
Descriptor Portuguese: Prepúcio do Pênis
Descriptor French: Prépuce
Entry term(s): Foreskins
Tree number(s): A05.360.444.492.362
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D052816
Scope note: The double-layered skin fold that covers the GLANS PENIS, the head of the penis.
Allowable Qualifiers: AB abnormalities
AH anatomy & histology
BS blood supply
CH chemistry
CY cytology
DE drug effects
DG diagnostic imaging
EM embryology
EN enzymology
GD growth & development
IM immunology
IN injuries
IR innervation
ME metabolism
MI microbiology
PA pathology
PH physiology
PP physiopathology
PS parasitology
RE radiation effects
SU surgery
TR transplantation
UL ultrastructure
VI virology
Previous Indexing: Penis (1968-2006)
Public MeSH Note: 2007
History Note: 2007
Related: Circumcision, Male MeSH
DeCS ID: 52002
Unique ID: D052816
Documents indexed in the Virtual Health Library (VHL): Click here to access the VHL documents
Date Established: 2007/01/01
Date of Entry: 2006/07/05
Foreskin - Preferred
Concept UI M0489550
Scope note The double-layered skin fold that covers the GLANS PENIS, the head of the penis.
Preferred term Foreskin
Entry term(s) Foreskins



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