(med) inflammation of the glans penis, usually due to infection
There were no adhesions, but the inner fold of the prepuce had been thickened by balanitis.
History of Circumcision from the Earliest Times to the Present Peter Charles Remondino
Soft sores are often complicated by phimosis and balanitis, and they frequently lead to infection of the glands in the groin.
Manual of Surgery Alexis Thomson and Alexander Miles
balanitis bal·a·ni·tis (bāl’ə-nī’tĭs)
Inflammation of the glans penis or glans clitoridis.
balano- balano- or balan- pref. Glans penis or glans clitoridis: balanitis.
shaped like an acorn.
balanoposthitis balanoposthitis bal·a·no·pos·thi·tis (bāl’ə-nō-pŏs-thī’tĭs) n. Inflammation of the glans penis and the prepuce.
balanoplasty balanoplasty bal·a·no·plas·ty (bāl’ə-nō-plās’tē) n. Surgical repair of the glans penis.