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Glans penis

The glans penis, more referred to as the glans, is a structure at the distal end of the penis in male mammals. It is the sensitive bulbous structure at the end of the human penis, is anatomically homologous to the clitoral glans of the human female; the glans penis may be smooth, elongated, or divided in other mammals. The glans is or covered by the foreskin in humans, except in those who have been circumcised; the foreskin can be retracted over and past the glans, may automatically retract during an erection. The glans is more known as the "head" or the "tip" of the penis; the medical name comes from the Latin words glans and penis – the Latin genitive of this word has the same form as the nominative. The glans penis is the expanded cap of the corpus spongiosum, it is moulded on the rounded ends of the corpora cavernosa penis, extending farther on their upper than on their lower surfaces. At the summit of the glans is the slit-like vertical external urethral orifice; the circumference of the base of the glans forms a rounded projecting border, the corona glandis, overhanging a deep retroglandular sulcus, behind, the neck of the penis.

The proportional size of the glans penis can vary greatly. On some penises it is much wider in circumference than the shaft, giving the penis a mushroom-like appearance, on others it is narrower and more akin to a probe in shape; the soft cushiony texture of the glans is intended to absorb impact during rigorous instances of copulation. The foreskin maintains the mucosa in a moist environment. Circumcised penises have a glans, permanently exposed and dry. Several studies have suggested the glans is sensitive in both circumcised and uncircumcised penises, while others have reported it is more sensitive in people who are not circumcised. Halata & Munger report that the density of genital corpuscles is greatest in the corona glandis, while Yang & Bradley's report "showed no areas in the glans to be more densely innervated than others."Halata & Spathe reported. Merkel nerve endings and Meissner's corpuscles are not present."Yang & Bradley argue. Some researchers have suggested that the glans has evolved to become acorn, mushroom or cone shaped so that during copulation it acts as a semen-removal device in the vagina of previous sex partners, but this is not supported when looking at primate relatives who have different mating behaviors.

The meatus of the urethra is located at the tip of the glans penis. The epithelium of the glans penis is mucocutaneous tissue. Birley et al. report that excessive washing with soap may dry the mucous membrane which covers the glans penis and cause non-specific dermatitis. Inflammation of the glans penis is known as balanitis, occurs in 3–11% of males. Edwards reported that it is more common in males who have poor hygiene habits or have not been circumcised, it has infection with a wide variety of pathogens. Careful identification of the cause with the aid of patient history, physical examination and cultures, biopsy are essential in order to determine the proper treatment. Meatal stenosis is a late complication of circumcision, which occurs in about 2 to 20 percent of circumcised boys. Male felids are able to urinate backwards by curving the tip of the glans penis backward. In cats, the glans penis is covered with spines. Penile spines occur on the glans of male and female spotted hyenas. In male dogs, the glans penis consists of two parts called the bulbus glandis and pars longa glandis.

The glans of a fossa's penis is spiny except at the tip. In comparison, the glans of felids is spiny, while that of viverrids is smooth and long; the shape of the glans varies among different marsupial species. In most marsupials, the glans is divided; the glans penis is divided into two parts in platypuses and echidnas. The glans penis of the marsh rice rat is averaging 7.3 mm long and 4.6 mm broad. In Thomasomys ucucha the glans penis is rounded and small and is superficially divided into left and right halves by a trough at the top and a ridge at the bottom. Most of the glans is covered except for an area near the tip. Winkelmann's mouse can most be distinguished from its close relatives by its corrugated glans penis; when erect, the glans of a horse's penis increases by 3 to 4 times. The urethra opens within a small pouch at the distal end of the glans. Unlike the human glans, the glans of a horse's penis extends backwards on its shaft. Males of Racey's pipistrelle bat have a egg-shaped glans penis.

The glans penis of a male cape ground squirrel is large with a prominent baculum. Clitoris Corona of glans penis Corpus cavernosum penis Foreskin Frenulum of prepuce of penis Hirsuties papillaris genitalis Anatomy photo:42:07-0102 at the SUNY Downstate Medical Center - "The Male Perineum and the Penis: The Corpus Spongiosum and Corpora Cavernosa" Anatomy photo:44:06-0101 at the SUNY Downstate Medical Center - "The Male Pelvis: The Urethra"

Piet Bukman

Pieter "Piet" Bukman is a retired Dutch politician and diplomat of the Christian Democratic Appeal party and economist. Bukman attended a Gymnasium in Delft from April 1946 until June 1952 and applied at the Free University Amsterdam in July 1952 majoring in Economics obtaining an Bachelor of Economics degree in June 1954 before obtaining an Master of Economics degree in July 1958. Bukman worked as a trade association executive for the Christian Farmers and Gardeners Association from August 1958 until December 1980 and served as General-Secretary from May 1968 until September 1975 and as Chairman from September 1975 until December 1980. Bukman served as Chairman of the Christian Democratic Appeal from 11 October 1980 until 14 July 1986. Bukman was elected as a Member of the Senate after the Senate election of 1981, taking office on 10 June 1981 serving as a frontbencher and spokesperson for Agriculture. Bukman served as President of the European People's Party from 10 July 1985 until 30 July 1987.

After the election of 1986 Bukman was appointed as Minister for Development Cooperation in the Cabinet Lubbers II, taking office on 14 July 1986. Bukman served as acting Minister of Defence from 6 September 1988 until 24 September 1988 following the resignation Wim van Eekelen; the Cabinet Lubbers II continued to serve in a demissionary capacity. Bukman was elected as a Member of the House of Representatives after the election of 1989, taking office on 14 September 1989. Following the cabinet formation of 1989 Bukman was appointed as State Secretary for Economic Affairs in the Cabinet Lubbers III, taking office on 7 November 1989. Bukman was appointed as Minister of Agriculture and Fisheries following the resignation of Gerrit Braks, taking office on 28 September 1990. After the election of 1994 Bukman returned as a Member of the House of Representatives, taking office on 17 May 1994; the Cabinet Lubbers III was replaced by the Cabinet Kok I following the cabinet formation of 1994 on 22 August 1994 and he continued to serve in the House of Representatives as a frontbencher and spokesperson for Development Cooperation, Development aid and Kingdom Relations.

After the Speaker of the House of Representatives Wim Deetman announced his resignation following his nomination as Mayor of The Hague, Bukman announced his candidacy to succeed him. Bukman won the election defeating party member and fellow frontbencher Ali Doelman-Pel and was elected as Speaker, taking office on 3 December 1996. On 23 September 1997 Bukman announced his retirement from national politics and that he wouldn't stand for the election of 1998 and continued to serve until the end of the parliamentary term on 19 May 1998. Bukman retired after spending 17 years in national politics and became active in the private sector and public sector and occupies numerous seats as a corporate director and nonprofit director on several boards of directors and supervisory boards. Bukman is known for his abilities as manager. Bukman continued to comment on political affairs until his retirement in 2018 and holds the distinction as the first unified Chairman of the Christian Democratic Appeal and as the only Dutchman that served as President of the European People's Party as of 2020.

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Giovanni Battista Malaspina

Giovanni Battista Malaspina was a Roman Catholic prelate who served as Bishop of Massa Marittima. Giovanni Battista Malaspina was born in 1589. On 13 Dec 1629, he was appointed during the papacy of Pope Urban VIII as Bishop of Massa Marittima. On 13 Dec 1629, he was consecrated bishop by Carlo Emmanuele Pio di Savoia, Cardinal-Bishop of Albano, with Alessandro Filonardi, Bishop of Aquino, Ranuccio Scotti Douglas, Bishop of Borgo San Donnino, serving as co-consecrators, he served as Bishop of Massa Marittima until his death on 16 Oct 1655. Cheney, David M. "Diocese of Massa Marittima-Piombino". Retrieved June 16, 2018. Chow, Gabriel. "Diocese of Massa Marittima-Piombino". Retrieved June 16, 2018


Tanner may refer to: Tanner, the tanning of leather and hides Tanner, Tanner, a surname The Tanner Sisters referred to as "The Harbingers of Weirdness" Simon the Tanner, a Jaffa resident where Saint Peter stayed as told in the New Testament Simon the Tanner, a Coptic Orthodox saint Theodotus the Tanner, an early Christian writer from Byzantium In the United StatesTanner, Alabama, an unincorporated community Tanner, Georgia, an unincorporated community Tanner, Indiana, an unincorporated community Tanner, Kentucky, an unincorporated community Tanner, Missouri, an unincorporated community Tanner, Washington, a census-designated place Tanner, West Virginia, an unincorporated community Tanner Township, Kidder County, North Dakota, a civil townshipElsewhereTanner's Settlement, Lunenburg County, Nova Scotia, Canada Tanner Block, a historic building in Oswego, New York, United States Tanner Farmhouse, a historic residence near Wilmer, United States Tanner High School, a school in Limestone County, United States Tanner Hill Estate, a public housing estate in Tanner Hill Road, North Point, Hong Kong Tanner–Hiller Airport, a public airport in Barre, United States Tanner Island, the westernmost and largest of the Pickersgill Islands, off the south coast of South Georgia Tanner Moor, a moorland in Austria Tanner Park, a public park in Copiague, Long Island, New York, United States Tanner Trail, a hiking trail located on the South Rim of the Grand Canyon National Park in Arizona, United States Tanner, a 1985 Swiss film Tanner'88, a television series about a fictional US presidential nominee Tanner, fictional video game character and protagonist of the Driver series Tanner on Tanner, a 2004 comedy "Mr. Tanner", a song by Harry Chapin from his 1974 album Short Stories Tanner, an American band active in the 1990s Tanner, the sixpence, a British pre-decimal coin 13668 Tanner, a main-belt asteroid discovered on 28 April 1997 Tanner crab, a crab species Tanner Cup, a New Zealand sailing competition Tanner graph, a bipartite graph used to state constraints or equations which specify error correcting codes Tanner scale, a scale of physical development in children and adults USNS Tanner, a ship USS Tanner, an attack cargo ship of the U.

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Government Engineering College, Dahod

The Government Engineering College, Dahod is one of the 18 Government Engineering Colleges in Gujarat. It was established in 2004, it specializes in the fields of technology. The institute is recognized by the All India Council for New Delhi; the college is administered by the Directorate of Technical Education in Gandhinagar, India, is affiliated with Gujarat Technological University, Ahmedabad. GEC Dahod started with the intake of 60 students each for civil, mechanical and electronics and communication department; the intake for civil and electrical branches has doubled today making it 120 students intake for each. The intake is 60 students each for Computer Engineering department. Civil and Mechanical departments run Post Graduate programs affiliated to GTU each with intake of 18 students. GEC Dahod holds few of the most experienced, senior teaching staff comprising Professors and Associate Professors along with talented young brigade of Assistant Professors and Lecturers in all branches; the teaching staff is always inclined towards supporting students in their all round development.

Extra Curricular activities in college are given due importance and a constant effort is made towards improving students performance. GEC Dahod has two boys hostels located within the campus. One girls hostel located in the campus of Technical High school, Dahod near Circuit House; the college runs 5 four year full-time programs of Bachelors of Engineering in above mentioned discipline. GEC Dahod is a government funded institute; the candidates who have passed the HSC examination by the Gujarat Higher-Secondary/Central Board of Higher Secondary with Physics, Mathematics subjects as group A, are eligible for admission. Students from other states may apply according to quota allocated to their states; these applications are not taken at college. The students have to contact Ahmedabad for this; the ACPC is a centralized body run by the government of Gujarat that fills up 100% of total seats on merit basis of total of Normalized Merit Rank that includes percentage wise weight of state level exam and/or JEE MAIN Exam -

The college offers several undergraduate courses leading to Bachelor of Engineering degrees: Electronics and Communication Engineering Computer Engineering Mechanical Engineering Electrical Engineering Civil Engineering The college offers postgraduate courses leading to Master of Engineering degrees: Applied Mechanics Mechanical Engineering GEC Dahod is a node of NKN, a national initiative to connect technical campuses all over India. The college is equipped with high speed Wifi facility by The Government of Gujarat throughout the campus. Computer department handles internet facility and campus wide LAN. There are above 400 LAN nodes spread over all the campus including amenities building and library. Library is equipped with SOUL software to manage more than 14,000 volumes. Electronics and Communication Department was established in 2004 situated at academic building block no. 4. It has laboratories in thrust and on developing path in areas of Audio-Visual and Digital Communication, Microwave, VLSI Design and Signal Processing.

Department has Computer Centre with all latest computer facilities. Every year, modern equipment is being purchased to remain in tune with the advancement in the field of Electronics & Communication and Information Technology etc; the Computer laboratory of this department is equipped with computer systems latest processor with multimedia, software and LAN systems. Areas of Electronics & Communication – Analog & Digital Electronics, Analog & Digital Communication, Antenna Systems, Microwave Engineering, Fiber Optic Communication, Computer Hardware and Networking, Micro Processor and Micro Controller, Digital Signal Processing, VLSI Design. Computer Engineering was introduced in GEC Dahod from year 2009, its first batch was graduated in the year in 2013-14. The department is located on first floor of Block No. 4 in college campus. With the intake of 60 and adequate staff, the department has ample amount of class rooms and labs on its own floor. Teaching and Lab work is carried out with intention to help students overcome practical difficulties.

All the subject lectures and laboratories are engaged by departmental staff and visiting faculties are appointed as and when needed. The department has 5 labs equipped with total 110 desktop computers. Computers with advanced Quad-Core AMD and Intel i5 processors are used by students and faculties to perform basic programming to parallel processing. All the computers are equipped with software tools / IDEs to support program development. Final year students work on projects in groups or individuals according to syllabus of GTU; the project work is divided in two phases which are undertaken by students in 8th semester. Current projects undertaken by students are API development in php, using Facebook API, PHP programming and Android application development. Creative workshops like. Students of final year are encouraged to undertake good industry standard projects. Computer Engineering department maintains domain name and web-site for college since year 2012. Mechanical Engineering Department is established in the year 2004 with intake capacity of 60 students.

To enhance the qualitative education, the intake has been inc

Grand Prix Stakes

The Grand Prix Stakes is a Brisbane Racing Club Group 3 Thoroughbred horse race held under set weights with penalties conditions, for horses aged three years old, over a distance of 2200 metres held at Eagle Farm Racecourse, Australia during the Queensland Winter Racing Carnival. Total prize money is A$250,000. In 2019, the Grand Prix Stakes was moved to its new summer home in December along with a prizemoney increase from $150,000 to $250,000; this race was held during the Brisbane winter racing carnival and was run twice during the 2019-2020 racing season, in May & December. The following horses have completed the Grand Prix Stakes–Queensland Derby double: Lefroy, Double Century, Kingston Town, Mr. Cromwell, Our Planet, Handy Proverb, Hidden Rhythm, Dorset Downs, Air Seattle, Half Hennessy, Ice Chariot and Brambles The race has had several changes in distance. 1971–2009 - Eagle Farm 2010–2016 - Doomben Racecourse 2017 - Eagle Farm 2018 - Doomben Racecourse 2019 onwards - Eagle Farm List of Australian Group races Group races 2008 Grand Prix Stakes winner