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Affixes: the building blocks of English
Affixes: the building blocks of English

phallo-

Penis.

[Greek phallos, penis.]

Phalloplasty is plastic surgery performed to construct, repair, or enlarge the penis; a phallocracy is a society or system which is dominated by men and in which the male sex is thought superior; phallocentric refers to a focus on or concern with the phallus or penis as a symbol of male dominance; phalloidin is the toxin present in the death cap toadstool, whose name is taken from the specific part of the species name Amanita phalloides, given it because the young toadstool appears like an erect penis.

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