Penis Enlargement Abbreviations and Definitions
Penis Measurement Abbreviations
BP - Bone Pressed is the penis measurement method used by doctors and researchers. We use it in PE to measure our progress. Measurements are taken from the pubic bone to the tip of the penis.
BPEL - Bone Pressed Erect Length - In an erect state measure from the pubic bone to the tip of the glans.
BPFSL - Bone Pressed Flaccid Stretch Length - This is the preferred measurement to track gains. In a flaccid state stretch your penis straight out in front of you. The measurement is taken from the public bone to the tip of the glans.
BPFL - Bone Pressed Flaccid Length - In a flaccid state press the ruler to the pubic bone while the edge rests against the side of the penis. The measurement is taken from the public bone to the tip of the glans.
EG - Erect Girth - Measurements for EG are usually taken mid-shaft although some advocate that it should be taken at the widest point of the penis. Others maintain girth should be measured at the head, middle and base. Whatever you choose, be consistent.
EL - Erect Length. - The length of a penis in its erect state.
FG - Flaccid girth - the circumference of a soft penis.
FL - Flaccid length - the length of a stretched soft penis.
NBPFSL - Non Bone Presses Flaccid Stretch Length - A measurement method used whereby the ruler is placed along the top edge of shaft and along the shaft, the end of ruler rests against the fat pad without pressing the ruler to the pubic bone, stretching the penis out to make the measurement.
NBPEL - Non Bone Pressed Erect Length - A measurement method used whereby the ruler is placed along the side of the erect penis shaft, the end of ruler rests against the fat pad without pressing the ruler to the pubic bone.
SL - Stretched Length. To measure stretched length grasp the penis and pull outward.
Penis Enlargement Related Abbreviations
BTC - Between The Cheeks is a position for hanging. To hang BTC you need to recline in a chair with your feet resting on another chair. Your penis is pulled down between your legs (butt cheeks).It's an intense stretch and reportedly one of the most beneficial for hangers.
CC - Corpus Cavernosa - The two chambers that run the length of the penis on either side, which are filled with spongy tissue. When you're aroused, blood flows into the spaces in the corpora cavernosa and causes them to expand, which results in your penis becoming erect.
CS - Corpus Spongiosum - The column on the underside of the penis which contains the urethra.
ED - Erectile Dysfunction - The inability to produce or hold an erection, this has many causes from psychological to chemical to medical reasons.
H.G.H. - Human growth hormone. A protein produced in the pituitary gland that stimulates the liver to produce somatomedins, which stimulate growth of bone and muscle.
OTL - Over The Leg is a position for hanging.
OTS - Over The Shoulder is another position for hanging.
PC - The pubococcygeus muscle.
PE - Penis Enlargement. In this case we refer to methods, which do not require surgical intervention.
REP - Abbreviation for repetition.
Definitions Of Penis Enhancement Terms
Ace Strapped - The method of wrapping the penis in an Ace Bandage to promote flaccid gains.
ADS - All day stretching devices.
Advanced - A higher level of more extreme exercises.
Average - Referring to what the majority of the population has for penis size.
Balloning - The act of masterbation bringing yourself to the point of ejaculation without having ejaculated. (synonyms: edging)
Base - Term used to describe the point where the penis exits the body.
Beginner - In the PE term it is the entry level of exercise.
Boner - The penis in its hard state. (synonyms: erect, hard-on, wood)
Bruising - To injure the underlying soft tissue of the penis without breaking the skin.
Bundled Stretch - The penis is twisted (one rotation) in it's flaccid state and stretched. This can be used with the A-Stretch and V-Stretch.
Burns/Burners - The feeling when the ligaments have been stretched to their max.
Cable Clamp - A handy little device that costs about $2.00 and can be found at most hardware and home improvement centers. It has multiple PE uses.
Caution - A warning that something is important and should be understood before engaging in any penis enlargement exercises.
Cementing - It is believed that you will lose recent gains made if you stop doing PE right after the gain. This is the process of making gains permanent.
Circumcision - To remove the foreskin of a male.
Color Inconsistancies - Discoloration that may occur from penis enlargement exercises.
Concentration - The act or process of concentrating, especially the fixing of close, undivided attention.
Corpus Cavernosa - The two chambers that run the length of the penis on either side, which are filled with spongy tissue.
Corpus Spongiosum - The column on the underside of the penis which contains the urethra.
Crank - The twisting rotary motion of a stretch.
Cum - The thick white fluid containing spermatozoa that is ejaculated by the male genital tract. (synonyms: semen, ejaculate, seed, seminole fluid)
Curvature - A slight to extreme bend in the penis. (Also see Peyronie's disease).
Distraction - Extreme mental or emotional disturbance.
Dorsal Artery - The corpora cavernosa and the corpus spongiosum receive blood from the Internal Pubic Artery.
Dorsal Nerve - The Dorsal Nerve runs along the top of the penis with a nerve ganglion located 1/2 to 3/4 inch behind the head. Care should be used when gripping this area.
Duration - The time spent doing an exercise.
Ecstatic - The way you'll feel when you realize that you're making gains and your penis is bigger then it's ever been.
Edging - The act of masterbation bringing yourself to the point of ejaculation without having ejaculated. (synonyms: balloning)
Ejaculate - The thick white fluid containing spermatozoa that is ejaculated by the male genital tract. (synonyms: cum, seed, semen, seminole fluid)
Ejaculation - The expulsion of seminal fluid from the urethra of the penis during orgasm.
Erection - The penis in its hard state. (synonyms: boner, hardon, wood)
Extreme - A high level of PE exercise that is only intended for the advanced PE'ers, High Risk of injury for the inexperienced.
Fatigue - The event that occurs after extensive exercise has occurred. It is said that the muscle or tissue is exhausted.
Fiberous Envelope - The white fibrous tissue, elastic fibers, and plain muscular fibers that encase the Corpus Cavernosa.
Focus - Close, undivided attention.
Foreskin - The loose fold of skin that covers the glans of the penis. Also called prepuce.
Fowfer - A stretching exercise, which involves drawing the penis behind and anchoring it by sitting on it.
Frenulum - The small sheet of skin on the underside of the penis which joins the glans to the foreskin.
Fundiform Ligament - One of two ligaments, which support the penis.
Gains - This is the term used to describe any enlargement of the penis.
Girth - The measurement of the circumference of the penis.
Glans - The head of the penis.
Grip - The term used to describe how the penis is grabbed.
Grower - A grower is a man who has an average or below average flaccid size, but grows significantly to an average or above average erect size.
Hand Breadth - The width measurement of the hand.
Hanger - A device used to weight train the penis. The hanging device is attached to the penis, and some amount of weight is hooked to the end. The result is several pounds of extra weight pulling your penis down. An effective method of extending the length of your penis.
Hardon - The penis in its hard state. (synonyms: boner, erection, wood)
Heating Pad - An electrical device used for warm up.
Hot Wrap - A method of warming up and cooling down before and after PE. Hot wraps are benefical and serve to prevent unnecessary injuries and soreness due to PE. (examples: rice sock, wash cloth, shower, bath, heating pad)
Impotence - The inability to achieve penile erection or to maintain an erection until ejaculation.
Injury - The damage to soft tissue, ligaments or skin caused by forces or action in PE.
Intensity - The strength of a grip such as the ok sign (tighter) or strength used to pull in a stretch. Can also be generalized in a overall workout such as increasing reps or duration.
Intermediate - In the PE term it is the moderate level of exercise.
Jelqing - Also known as "jelq", it is the "milking or stoking" of the penis to enlarge it. This method is said to have been used for PE for thousands of years. Jelq is effective for expanding length and girth.
Journal - A place for you to keep your penis enlargement data.
Jump Start - A routine designed to help break a plateau.
Kegel - Also known as PC or BC exercises. Kegels are a voluntary, repetitive contracting and relaxing of the BC muscle.
LOT - Loss Of Tug - The point at which you lessen the tug back while performing a kegel, stretching a flaccid penis. This determines your LOT number.
Lubricant - "lube" can help you get the most out of your Jelqing session. Some prefer Baby Oil or Vaseline, others use their own mixtures of different oils or products. (synonyms: Lube, Lubrication. examples: Baby Oil, Bag Balm, Vasoline, Vegatable Oil
Maintenance - This is part of the program that is a small routine geared at maintaining gains for or during retirement from PE.
Manual Stretch - A method used to lengthen the penis. It involves grabbing the penis behind the head and pulling in several different directions. This is done to stretch the tissues and ligaments in the penis.
Masturbation - The act of self gratification by stroking the penis for pleasure.
Maximum Stretch - The greatest amount of stretch you are able to apply.
Measuring - The process of tracking gains through measurements.
Meatus - While this definition is incorrect, the meatus in medical definition is "head of the penis". This has become, in the PE world, an accepted term for the opening of the urethra. The proper medical terminology is "Urethral Opening".
Mediation - The process between temporary gains and permanent.
Mid-Shaft - The girth measurement around the middle of the shaft.
Myth - A popular belief or story that has become associated with a person, institution, or occurrence, especially one considered to illustrate a cultural ideal.
Newbie - A person that is new to penis exercises. (synonyms: noob, beginner)
Ok Grip - The grip used in many penis enlargement exercises. This is when the fore finger and thumb encircle the penis.
Optimum - Getting the most out of an exercise.
Orgasm - The peak of sexual excitement characterized by strong feelings of pleasure and by a series of involuntary contractions of the muscles of the genitals, usually accompanied by the ejaculation of semen by the male. Also called climax.
Over Training - A theory where too much training actually works against the gains. To realize the best gains rest days are essential to avoid this.
PC muscle - The pubococcygeus muscle. It is part of the muscle group that connects the pubic bone to the tailbone. Strengthening this muscle can result in stronger, longer lasting erections and better ejaculation. While this muscle in the male is the lesser, the BC muscle is the prominent muscle used in the kegel exercise.
Pelvic Bone - The bone located directly behind the penis.
Performance Anxiety - A fear prior to sexual activity that could effect erection and/or performance.
Penis - The male reproductive organ. The average size is disputed, most internet surveys claim around 6"; closer to 5.5" is probably a little more accurate.
Peyronie's Disease - A condition which causes an unnatural bend in the erect penis. In extreme cases it causes painful erections and difficulty in performing intercourse. It has been said that jelqing in the opposite direction of the bend can help to correct this problem somewhat.
Plateau - After making gains, when a person has reached a point of very slow or no gains, he is said to have reached a plateau.
Porn - Abbreviation for pornography. Sexually explicit pictures, writing, or other material whose primary purpose is to cause sexual arousal.
Pre Cum - A small amount of semen that drips from the glans with no orgasm.
Premature Ejaculation - More rapid occurrence of climax and ejaculation in the male during sexual intercourse than he or his partner wishes.
Program - A description of a whole penis enlargement workout.
Prostate - The prostate is a gland of the male reproductive system. It is located in front of the rectum and just below the bladder, the organ that stores urine. The main purpose of the prostate is to produce fluid for semen, which transports sperm during the male orgasm.
Pumping - Using a vacuum pump to inflate the size of one's penis. There are ongoing arguments as to whether this method is safe or effective; used carefully pumping is relatively safe.
Red Dots/Spots - Red dots may occur on the head and on the shaft of the penis after you start jelqing. This is from small capillaries bursting. These spots should go away in 24-48 hours. Hot wraps will reduce the likelihood of red spots.
Repetition - The act or process of repeating an exercise movement.
Rest - Days taken off with any PE exercises program.
Reverse Kegel - The total unflex of the PC muscle. This muscle movement is located by pushing the flow of urine.
Routine - in the PE world, this may be your own personal PE program or one that is set up by others. It is a set of exercises for working the penis for enlargement.
Seed - See Below.
Semen - The thick white fluid containing spermatozoa that is ejaculated by the male genital tract. (synonyms: Cum, Ejaculate, Seed, Seminole Fluid)
Seminole Fluid - See Above.
Shaft - The long part of the penis below the glans (head).
Scrotum - The external pouch that contains the testes.
Shock Routine - A shock routine is basically when a person substitutes a long, strenuous PE workout followed by several days of rest, instead of a regular consistently scheduled routine. Good for breaking plateaus, but not good for newbies. You should have done PE for several weeks to 2 months before you should attempt one.
Shower - A shower is a man who has more to show (while flaccid) but doesn't gain a proportional amount when erect. He has a large flaccid size, but only average or slightly above average erect size.
Semi - The penis in a half hard/erect state.
Sperm - A male gamete or reproductive cell; a spermatozoon. Semen.
Size Queen - A person who has sexual relations exclusively with guys who have large penises.
Staying Power - The ability to delay orgasm during sexual activity.
Stretch - The act of pulling on your penis. Can be done straight out, left, right and down.
Stretch Marks - Red or white marks that may appear when you lengthen, widen, or distend the penis.
Squeezes - Girth or head enlargment exercises done by squeezing one area of the penis thereby forcing blood into another area.
Super-Sets - This term describes the joining of 2 exercises in succession to increase intensity.
Suspensory Ligament - One of two ligaments that support the penis.
Supplements - Various chemicals and herbs taken to increase circulation and/or libido.
Testis - (slang: balls or nuts) Testicles - The reproductive gland in males, the source of spermatozoa and the androgens, normally occurring paired in the external scrotum.
Testicle Health - This is a routine geared at increasing sperm count, testicle size and early detection warnings for testicular problems.
Testosterone - Male sex hormone produced by the testes. Also utilized by females and produced in the liver for sex drive.
Thera-band - A stretchy, elastic, rubber-like material which is used for physical therapy. It is useful to wrap the penis before attaching a hanger, to avoid pinching of the skin.
Thrombosed Vein - A condition in which one of the penile veins bulge out, harden, and become painful. Basically a blood clot or inflamed vein. This can be the result of overzealous jelqing or pumping. Hot wraps, an aspirin a day and no PE will help with the recovery. (synonyms: Thrombosis, Thromboses, Thrombolized)
Tip - The very end of the penis. This is where the urethral opening is.
Traction Wrapping - Wrapping the penis to maintain a longitudinal stretch after hanging.
Tunica albuginea - The thick, fibrous sheath that covers the corpora cavernosa.
Un-Circumcised - A male with the prepuce of the penis intact.
Urethra - The passage through which urine flows.
Urethral Opening - The point at the tip of the penis that urine and semen exits the body. (synonyms: Piss hole (slang - meatus))
Vasectomy - A surgical proceedure that is used to cut the Ductus (vas) deferens to eliminate male fertility.
Visualization - To form a mental image.
V-Stretch - A variation on manual stretching where you pull your penis out with one hand and press down on the shaft with the other hand.
Warm-Up/Warm-Down - This is the process done to prepare the penis for exercise or aid in recovery after exercise.
Warning - Means it is an important thing to read and understand before engaging in any penis enlargement exercises.
Wood - The penis in its hard state. (synonyms: boner, erection, hardon)
Wrapping - Strips of fabric, Thera-band or other suitable material around the penis to assist in various PE exercises.
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