clitoroplasty

clitoroplasty

 [kli´to-ro-plas″te]
plastic surgery of the clitoris.

clit·or·o·plas·ty

(klit'ō-rō-plas'tē),
Any plastic surgery procedure on the clitoris.
[clitoris + G. plastos, formed]

clitoroplasty

/clit·o·ro·plas·ty/ (klit´er-o-plas″te) plastic surgery of the clitoris.
(1) A technique for reducing the size of the clitoris in female patients with clitoromegaly
(2) A procedure in which an intersexual person’s over-large phallus is pared to that of a typical clitoris, coupled with excision of part of the corpus cavernosus and shaping of the foreskin and scrotum to create labia majora and minora

clitoroplasty

Gynecology An operation in which an overlarge phallus of an intersexual is pared to that of a typical clitoris, with excision of part of the corpus cavernosus and shaping of the foreskin and scrotum to create labia majora and minora. See Female circumcision, Intersex, John/Joan.

clitoroplasty

plastic surgery of the clitoris.