clitoridotomy


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clitoridotomy

 [klit″ah-rĭ-dot´ah-me]
incision of the clitoris.

clitoridotomy

/clit·o·ri·dot·o·my/ (-dot´ah-me) incision of the clitoris; female circumcision.

clitoridotomy

1 an incision into the clitoris.
2 removal or splitting of the clitoral hood, comparable to male circumcision, with associated risks of infection and scarring. It is done culturally by lay providers.

clitoridotomy

incision of the clitoris.