What is the term that describes an inflammation of the glans penis?
the foreskin is a retractable double-layered fold of skin and mucous membrane that covers the glans penis and protects the urinary meatus ,(Glans) when the penis is not erect. It may also be referred to as the prepuce, a technically broader term that also includes the clitoral hood in women, to which the foreskin is embryonically homologous. The outside of the foreskin is a continuation of the skin on the shaft of the penis, but…
Typically, the word "blepharitis" describes inflammation of the eyelid, including inflammation of the lining of the eyelid. Technically, inflammation of that eyelid could also be called "conjunctivitis," but that word is more often used to describe inflammation of the bulbar conjunctiva, which lines the eyeball, rather than inflammation of the tarsal conjuntiva, which lines the lids. Conjunctivitis Conjunctivitis is inflammation of the conjunctiva, the mucosa lining the eyelids and front of the eyeball.
Stomatitis is a general term for inflammation of tissues lining the mouth. Different parts of the mouth can become inflamed and the term would depend on which particular mouth part you are talking about. Here are a few examples: Glossitis is inflammation of the tongue Tonsillitis is inflammation of the tonsils Sialadenitis is inflammation of the salivary glands Pharyngitis is inflammation of the pharynx (sore throat) Gingivitis is inflammation of the gums