noun, plural phi·mo·ses [fahy-moh-seez, fi-]. /faɪˈmoʊ siz, fɪ-/. Pathology.
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Origin of phimosis
OTHER WORDS FROM phimosisphi·mot·ic [fahy-mot-ik, fi-], /faɪˈmɒt ɪk, fɪ-/, adjective
Words nearby phimosis
Example sentences from the Web for phimosis
Phimosis is an ancient attendant on our inheritance of the prepuce, we being, in fact, born with it; this is the rule.
Another co-existing condition with phimosis, very often found, is a shortening of the frenum.
It is said to be caused by phimosis, and to be cured by circumcision.The Nervous Child|Hector Charles Cameron
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
Phimosis, or narrowness of the opening of the prepuce is nearly always of embryonic origin.The Sexual Question|August Forel