Hottentot apron

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Excessive elongation of the labia minora seen in the Hottentot tribe of southern Africa which, when seen elsewhere, has been attributed to masturbation

Hottentot apron

 Excessive elongation of the labia minora seen in the Hottentot tribe of southern Africa, which when seen elsewhere has been attributed to masturbation.

Hottentot apron

(hot'en-tot?) [ Hottentot, a southern African population]
An excessive elongation of the labia minora seen in Hottentot women. Synonym: velamen vulvae
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To have elongated labia was the intended direct outcome of the practice (96%), However, some women mentioned vaginal tightening (11%) and heating (5%) as expected effects (14,15).
Participants in qualitative research in Mozambique (29), Rwanda (30), South Africa (26), or Uganda (31) noted that men may feel discouraged to use a female condom as it impedes foreplay with their partner's elongated labia.
Ontario and British Columbia are exceptions and labiaplasty is covered in cases of medical necessity--if an elongated labia, for instance, causes discomfort or pain.