clitoral hood


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clitoral hood

A small flap of mucocutaneous tissue that covers and protects the clitoris.
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Clitoral hood reduction -- The clitoral hood is the tissue that covers and surrounds the clitoris.
The 37 girls underwent either bilateral or unilateral labioplasty with or without clitoral hood revision under general anesthesia between July 2007 and June 2010.
Clitoral hood revision for clitoral hood hypertrophy was performed in six patients.
after vaginal delivery or for increased pleasure for men), vaginal rejuvenation, hymen reconstruction, hymen repair (for restoration of virginity), (3,4) clitoral lift, clitoral hood reduction, clitoral repositioning, breast reduction, breast augmentation, breast lifting, liposuction, and abdominoplasty (tummy tuck).
The edema and induration extended along the labia minora to the clitoral hood.
Piercing the clitoral hood is a more common alternative.
The distinction between the two is probably irrelevant because the clitoral hood is tugged and stimulated by the act of penetration anyway.
In Seattle (US) in the middle of the 1990s, staff at the Harborview Medical Center suggested a symbolic procedure to be performed on Somali girls' clitoral hood in order to enable the parents to consider their girls as "circumcised".
You really have to manipulate the folds, lift up the clitoral hood.
Resorption of the labia minora, scarring of the clitoral hood burying the clitoris, and obliteration of the urethral meatus may occur with longstanding disease.
If this is an accepted definition, then the documentary suggests that "normal" vulvas consist of inner and outer labia, a vagina, a clitoris and a clitoral hood, though perceptions of normality of size and shape would also be subject to limitations, just as height and weight are.
The least extensive is type I, or sunna, and involves removal of the clitoral hood, the tip of the glans, and a small portion of the labia minora.