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circumcise

 [ser´kum-sīz]
to perform circumcision.

cir·cum·cise

(ser'kŭm-sīz),
To remove the prepuce or other tissue by circumferential incision (circumcision).

circumcise

/cir·cum·cise/ (ser´kum-sīz) to perform circumcision.

circumcise

(sûr′kəm-sīz′)
tr.v. circum·cised, circum·cising, circum·cises
1. To remove the prepuce of (a male).
2. To remove all or part of the clitoris, prepuce, or labia of (a female).

cir′cum·cis′er n.

cir·cum·cise

(sĭr'kŭm-sīz)
To perform circumcision, especially of the prepuce.

circumcise

to perform circumcision. See also preputial prolapse.
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They tell you to circumcise and also use condoms, why?
Then the lawalawa came and it seemed quite determinant that if you did not circumcise your child, it would die from lawalawa.
Nevertheless, a most negative attitude is reflected by the intention of 21% of the female respondents to circumcise their future daughter/s (table l0).
Ricardo had a written request from the children's Catholic mother to circumcise them, in which she promised that her two sons would be brought up in the Jewish religion.
Circumcision status of the father and education and age of the parents were significantly associated with the decision to circumcise (Figs 3, 4, and 5).
Over the last year, Egypt's leading women's magazine Nisf Al Dunya has received letters from literate mothers who are confused as to whether they should circumcise their daughters.
An Israeli rabbinical court has ordered the mother to circumcise her son immediately, as required by Jewish law, or pay the hefty fine for each day her son remains uncircumcised, the Washington Times reported,
Lipman wrote: "With no word yet on whether the royal infant will be a boy or a girl, it's perhaps too premature to engage in a "will-they-won't-they" debate over whether they will choose to circumcise their offspring, as was once a royal tradition.
Certainly there is little need to circumcise until late puberty.
I would follow in the footsteps of Moses and circumcise all male children.
A few countries have already limited bans on infant circumcision -- in Australia, the practice is prohibited in public hospitals, and in South Africa, it is unlawful to circumcise children under 16 except for medical or religious reasons.
1) Since 2008, more than 350,000 men have been circumcised in Nyanza province alone, and the government aims to circumcise 1.