Share this entry

Share this page

os penis

Syllabification: os pe·nis
Pronunciation: /ˌäs ˈpēnəs
 
/

Definition of os penis in English:

noun

Zoology
A bone in the penis of carnivores and some other mammals. Also called baculum.
Example sentences
  • Special attention should be given to the size, shape and location of the os penis in relation to the tip of the glans penis.

Definition of os penis in:

Share this entry

Share this page

 

What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?

Comments that don't adhere to our Community Guidelines may be moderated or removed.

Get more from Oxford Dictionaries

Subscribe to remove ads and access premium resources

Word of the day jaunt
Pronunciation: jônt
noun
a short excursion or journey for pleasure