Origin of phimosis
OTHER WORDS FROM phimosisphi·mot·ic [fahy-mot-ik, fi-], /faɪˈmɒt ɪk, fɪ-/, adjective
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How to use phimosis in a sentence
Soft sores are often complicated by phimosis and balanitis, and they frequently lead to infection of the glands in the groin.Manual of Surgery|Alexis Thomson and Alexander Miles
All cases of phimosis should be operated upon in infancy, by complete or partial circumcision.
Phimosis, or narrowness of the opening of the prepuce is nearly always of embryonic origin.
A remedy which is almost always successful in small boys is circumcision, especially when there is any degree of phimosis.Plain Facts for Old and Young|John Harvey Kellogg
Phimosis is an ancient attendant on our inheritance of the prepuce, we being, in fact, born with it; this is the rule.History of Circumcision from the Earliest Times to the Present|Peter Charles Remondino