Smegma Vetinary information

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Balanoposthitis is inflammation of the penis (balanitis) and prepuce (posthitis). Smegma is the normal sloughing of cells and accumulation of debris. Smegma provides nutrients for bacterial growth. Anything which disrupts the normal integumentary barrier; including wounds or foreign bodys predispose to balanoposthitis.

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See also 4607 for the suffix usage of "ma"


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Mark de LA says
EEWWW! indeed (;-))

Seth says
I will bet that Mark Foley would have loved to be the primary investigator on this study?

Seth says