☆ (theidolhands) wrote in 1word1day,



Smeg·ma (ˈsmɛgmə):
origin: Latin smgma, detergent, from Greek, from smkhein, to wash off.

1. A sebaceous (or cheese-like) secretion that collects under the foreskin or around the clitoris.
→ a combination of exfoliated (shed) epithelial cells, transudated skin oils, and moisture; occurs in both female & male mammalian genitalia.
2. The favorite insult of a boy I knew in the 10th grade!

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