raphe n. a line, ridge, or crease in a tissue or
organ, especially the line marking the junction of two
embryologically distinct parts that have fused to form a
straight structure in the adult. For example, the raphe of
the tongue is the furrow that passes down the center of
the dorsal surface of the tongue.
The Bantam Medical Dictionary
[This photograph was taken from the point of view of the
reclining man holding his penis in a vertical position and
drawing his foreskin and some of his shaft skin foreward
beyond the glans.]
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