The foreskin is also known as the prepuce. It is the loose fold of skin on the head of the penis. The foreskin is the portion of tissue that is removed during circumcision.
Update Date: 10/25/2006
Updated by: Daniel Rauch, M.D., FAAP, Director, Pediatric Hospitalist Program, Associate Professor of Pediatrics, NYU School of Medicine, New York, NY. Review provided by VeriMed Healthcare Network.
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