clitoral hood


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clitoral hood

A small flap of mucocutaneous tissue that covers and protects the clitoris.
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The vulva, which encompasses the labia, clitoris, clitoral hood and vaginal opening, is also commonly, maddeningly, and inaccurately mislabelled as the vagina, which--anatomically speaking--encompasses only the canal that leads from the cervix to the external opening between the labia minora.
In some cases, like mine, a "pinch of skin" from the clitoral hood is cut away, leaving no lasting physical trauma.
Approximately 8,000 sensory nerve fibers are located in the "tender buttons" (for you Gertrude Stein fans) or "bulb" beneath the clitoral hood, nearly twice the amount found on the head of a penis.
The clitoral hood has the same protective and stimulating functions as the male foreskin.
The 37 girls underwent either bilateral or unilateral labioplasty with or without clitoral hood revision under general anesthesia between July 2007 and June 2010.
after vaginal delivery or for increased pleasure for men), vaginal rejuvenation, hymen reconstruction, hymen repair (for restoration of virginity), (3,4) clitoral lift, clitoral hood reduction, clitoral repositioning, breast reduction, breast augmentation, breast lifting, liposuction, and abdominoplasty (tummy tuck).
The edema and induration extended along the labia minora to the clitoral hood.
Piercing the clitoral hood is a more common alternative.
The distinction between the two is probably irrelevant because the clitoral hood is tugged and stimulated by the act of penetration anyway.
In Seattle (US) in the middle of the 1990s, staff at the Harborview Medical Center suggested a symbolic procedure to be performed on Somali girls' clitoral hood in order to enable the parents to consider their girls as "circumcised".
You really have to manipulate the folds, lift up the clitoral hood.
Resorption of the labia minora, scarring of the clitoral hood burying the clitoris, and obliteration of the urethral meatus may occur with longstanding disease.