Penis Disorders | Cleveland Clinic - Glans head of the penis
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The glans penis, more commonly referred to as the glans, is a structure at the distal end of the The glans is more commonly known as the "head" or the "tip" of the penis. The medical name comes from the Latin words glans ('acorn') and penis. Glans (head) of the penis: In uncircumcised men, the glans is covered with pink, moist tissue called mucosa. Covering the glans is the foreskin.