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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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Compared to not circumcising (the reference category) significant predictors of circumcision for HIV prevention were district of residence, having ever tested for HIV/AIDS, used a condom, age and year of program assessment (p < 0.
The group did not find that circumcising newborn babies would be cost-effective.
The Egyptian Ministry of Health, acknowledging the severe harm caused by the operation, issued strict directives, some 30 years ago, against circumcising females in any of its institutes.
They had never seen anything like our booth before, and both of them were visibly happy to receive such strong support for not circumcising their son.
Anne Lindboe told the newspaper Vart Land last month that circumcising boys was a violation of their right to decide over their own body.
It is unfortunate that Kelly Curran's grinning face appears directly beneath the headline, almost as if the 'snips' word choice were hers - an impression that is reinforced by the fact that her apparent delight in the many 'health benefits' of circumcising millions of Africans is featured throughout the article, supported by the 'incredible excitement' about the MC rollout expressed by Professor Francois Venter.
CIRCUMCISING heterosexual men may halve their risk of getting the Aids virus, new tests show.
By circumcising man the blacksmith (who customarily performs the operation) takes away the "femininity" from his spirit, that is, the cloudiness in his understanding, the wanzo.
There is no sweeping legal requirement for Jews in Israel to circumcise their children, but the woman is undergoing a divorce process at the Haifa Rabbinical Court, and her husband has appealed to the court to pressure the woman into circumcising the son.
The state Supreme Court heard arguments from a divorced couple about circumcising their son.
The UN General Assembly unanimously approved a resolution Thursday calling for a global ban on female genital mutilation, a centuries-old practice stemming from the belief that circumcising girls controls women's sexuality and enhances fertility.
Jewish women have very little cervical cancer and that's been put down to the universal practice of circumcising Jewish baby boys.