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clitoral

pertaining to or emanating from the clitoris.

clitoral hypertrophy
may occur in Cushing's syndrome as a result of increased androgens produced by a hyperplastic or neoplastic adrenal cortex.
clitoral sinus
three to five of these cavities invade the glans of the clitoris in the mare; are the site of infection in contagious metritis in this species and require the excision of the clitoris for importation into some countries.
clitoral sinusectomy
ablation of the clitoral sinus, e.g. of mares as a treatment for contagious equine metritis.
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Despite the transplants, Bonaparte's sexual sensation remained where her clitoris had originally been--testament to the internal depth of the clitoral system, as outlined by Mary Jane Sherfey in The Nature and Evolution of Female Sexuality (1973), and affirmed by Rebecca Chalker in The Clitoral Truth (2000).
Two types of FGM complications necessarily rely on surgery: vulvar closure (Type 3) and anatomical distortions represented by clitoral cysts.
Baskin et al proposed a new surgical technique with the aim of preserving the majority of the clitoral nerves.
On the other hand clitoral urethra in its initial portion at the base of clitoris had similar morphology to that pelvic urethra however with visible decrease in muscular layer and transition between urethra with mucous gland to urethra where the glands were absent.
As a further benefit, the enactment of clitoral self-stimulation can reasonably be expected to contribute to orgasmic consistency within heterosexual encounters, which may ameliorate a concern that is frequently reported by women (see Fisher, Boroditsky & Morris, 2004; LoPiccolo & Stock, 1986).
Compression also can occur where the clitoral nerve continues underneath the pubic ramus to the clitoris; this is typically where the nerve is compressed by a bicycle seat.
Thereafter, she started to use clitoral masturbation and orgasm for the treatment of migraine attack, when pain was still mild and sometimes moderate, and certainly, if environmental conditions were appropriate.
Clitoral recession was performed in all the four patients with clitoromegaly.
132) At the same time, the courts have shown considerably less certainty about whether to accord similar constitutional protection for access to sex toys, which facilitate the clitoral stimulation that Masters and Johnson identified as so important for women's sexual pleasure.
Clitoral reduction is a procedure which often leaves the glans clitoral keeping the tactile sensation intact11.
Although there has been little previous scientific evaluation of pelvic nerve stimulated vaginal engorgement and clitoral erectile mechanisms, there is no logical reasons why the multiple available technologies cannot be applied and rapidly expand the physiological/pathophysiological knowledge base of female sexual dysfunction.
In April, the journal Pediatrics published an AAP statement suggesting that physicians in certain immigrant communities might substitute a pinprick of the clitoral skin for ritual genital cutting in order to satisfy cultural requirements.