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paraphimosis (ˌpærəˌfɪˈməʊsɪs)
inability to retract the penis into the prepuce as a result of narrowing of the prepuce

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paraphimosis par·a·phi·mo·sis (pār'ə-fī-mō'sĭs)

  1. Constriction of the glans penis by a phimotic foreskin, which has been retracted behind the corona. Also called capistration.

  2. Retraction of the lid behind a protruding eyeball.

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