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  1. The semen displacement theory, which theorizes that the human penis evolved to have a head so that the effect of thrusting would draw other men’s sperm away from the cervix and back around the glans, thus scooping out the semen deposited by a sexual rival.

  2. White bumps on the human penis' glans called Pearly penile papules, that may be the vestigial remnants of penis spines.

  3. Condoms during the Renaissance period were made out of not only linen but also out of animal bladder and intestine which only went over the glans of the penis, and were held on with a ribbon.

  4. In classical Greek and Roman societies, exposure of the glans penis was considered improper, and did not conform to the Hellenistic ideal of gymnastic nudity. Men with short foreskins would tie the kynodesme (a string/sometimes a leather strip) around the tip of the penis to prevent exposure.

  5. In the days of Antiochus IV, some Jewish restorers relied on a device called the Pondus Judaeus, a weight made of leather, bronze, or copper that let its user stretch his prepuce to completely cover the exposed glans.

  6. Cats have developed keratinized penile spines along the glans. Upon withdrawal of a cat's penis, the spines rake the walls of the female's vagina, which may cause ovulation.

  7. About the bulbocavernosus reflex which is an involuntary contraction of the anal sphincter caused by squeezing the glans penis or clitoris

  8. Phimosis is a condition where the foreskin on a penis cannot be pulled back past the glans. This condition was speculated the leading cause of insanity of Charles Guiteau, the assassin of the USA's 20th president James A Garfield.

  9. The use of condoms dates back to at least the 15th century in Asia and covered only the glans (tip) of the penis. They are thought to have been made of animal parts.

  10. In men with spinal cord injury preventing sensations from reaching the brain, the frenulum just below the glans can be stimulated to produce orgasm and peri-ejaculatory response.

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Genitalia parts names in Latin and Greek have great definitions: Vulva--wrapper Vagina--scabbard Glans--acorn

TIL That the shape of the glans on male penises are shaped in a way that when they are thrust in and out they shovel out and remove other males semen, AND MORE FUN AND INTERESTING SEXUAL FACTS!

Cottonmouth doesnt come from the high temperature of the cannabis smoke; But ingesting cannabis in any form (vaporising, js, cake, etc) because our sub mandibular glan (the glan the produces saliva and amylase) have CB1&2(Cannibanoids) receptors which inhibits saliva production.

Wogeo men believe they need to menstruate and simulate it by periodically cutting the glans of their penis with a crab claw

Until about the 9th week of gestational age the external genitalia of males and females look the same, and follow a common development. From this, sex-dependent development occur with protrusion of the genital tubercle in the male to form the penis glans and in the female, the clitoral glans.

Some men have Pearly Penile Papules (PPP), small protuberances that form on the ridge of the glans of the penis. They are a normal anatomical variation in humans, possible vestigial remnants of penile spines as seen in other primates.

Females essentially have penises. The glans clitoris is homologous to the penis.

The clitoris is a mostly internal organ which encircles the vagina, and what most people to as the “clit” is a glans of the organ with around 8,000 nerve fibers

About the bulbocavernosus reflex. It is a polysynaptic reflex that is useful in testing for spinal cord injuries. The test involves monitoring anal sphincter contraction in response to squeezing the glans penis or clitoris.

Dirt Sticks to Sweat. Deep scars don’t regenerate with sweat glans and thus dirt doesn’t stick to it

The medical word for penis head, "glans" comes from latin word for acorn.

The clitoris consists of the glans - the little nub - *and* two crura ("legs"). While the glans might be only half an inch in diameter the clitoral body and crura together can be upwards of 4 inches (or more) in length.

In the 14th century, upper class Japanese men used glans condoms (condoms that covered just the tip) made out of tortoise shells. Sometimes these shells got dislodged during intercourse and would be stuck in the vaginal vault.

Bell-end means the glans of the penis and not the balls at the end of the shaft.

Most mammalian species have keratinized spines along the glans and/or shaft

About the bulbocavernosus reflex which is tested by squeezing the glans penis or clitoris and assessing for anal sphincter retraction

The head of the penis (glans) is technically an internal structure. It is normally covered by the foreskin. When it isn't, the head dries up and goes through a process called keratinization which reduces sensitivity.

When unaroused the glans of the penis is meant to be an internal organ, like the clitoris.

Ancient Greek Athletes would tie their foreskins to prevent exposing their glans penis in public

The penis tip is medically called 'glans', which is the latin word for acorn.

In Japan it is thought to be dirty if a male enter public baths with his glans covered and is frowned upon