History of the Prepuce

@inproceedings{Raveenthiran2020HistoryOT,
  title={History of the Prepuce},
  author={Venkatachalam Raveenthiran},
  year={2020}
}
The smaller the structure, the greater is the curiosity it evokes. Foreskin is no exception to this philosophical maxim. Although this tiny organ is present in all mammalian species, only the human foreskin has become a subject of much controversy over the past 5000 years. Romans named it as ‘prepuce’ as it is protruding before (pre-) the tip of penis (putos); it was later euphemistically translated in English as ‘foreskin’. The earliest known pictorial depiction of this organ dates back to… 
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