clitorectomy


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clitoridectomy

 [klit″o-rĭ-dek´to-me]
excision of the clitoris.

clitorectomy

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Her experience of clitorectomy at age six and the similar experiences of other girls at a comparable age are narrated in the most graphic and damning manner.
226) Generally, doctors do not perform a clitorectomy (complete removal of the clitoris), instead creating a clitoral recession, which reduces the length but maintains the nerve supply.