ablatio


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ablatio

 [ab-la´she-o] (L.)
ablatio re´tinae retinal detachment.

ablatio

/ab·la·tio/ (ab-la´she-o) [L.] ablation.

ablatio

Latin for ablation, see there.

ablatio

An obsolescent term meaning separation.

ablatio

[L.] detachment.

ablatio retinae
detachment of the retina.
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Experiment of nurture: Ablatio penis at 2 months, sex reassignment at 7 months, and a psychosexual follow-up in young adulthood.
Clearly a major factor producing change was the revelation of John/Joan (David Reimer), following Milton Diamond's and Keith Sigmundson's article reporting on David's (John/Joan's) rejection of his female identity, and questioning the recommendation that those individuals presenting XY ablatio penis be raised as a girl.
Experiment of Nurture: Ablatio Penis at 2 Months, Sex Reassignment at 7 Months, and a Psychosexual Follow-up in Young Adulthood, 102 PEDIATRICS 9 (1998) (reporting on a case similar to David Reimer, a 46-chromosome XY male who sustained a burn of the skin of the penis during a circumcision and was assigned the female sex), available at http://www.