|—n , pl -luses, -li|
|1.||another word for penis|
|2.||an image of the penis, esp as a religious symbol of reproductive power|
|[C17: via Late Latin from Greek phallos]|
|the system by which oxygen is taken into the body; in mammals the system includes the nasal passages, pharynx, trachea, bronchi, and lungs|
|a large, triangular muscle covering the joint of the shoulder, the action of which raises the arm away from the side of the body|
phallus phal·lus (fāl'əs)
n. pl. phal·lus·es or phal·li (fāl'ī')
The sexually undifferentiated tissue in an embryo that becomes the penis or clitoris.
The immature penis considered in psychoanalysis as the libidinal object of infantile sexuality in the male.