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1670s, from Greek phimosis, literally "muzzling," from phimos "a muzzle."
phimosis phi·mo·sis (fī-mō'sĭs, fĭ-)
n. pl. phi·mo·ses (-sēz)
An abnormal constriction of the foreskin that prevents it from being drawn back to uncover the glans penis.
phimotic phi·mot·ic (fī-mŏt'ĭk, fĭ-)
Relating to phimosis.