genitoplasty

genitoplasty

 [jen´ĭ-to-plas″te]
plastic surgery on the genital organs.

genitoplasty

(jen-ĭ-tō-plas'tē),
Surgical alteration of external genitals, as in neonatal sex reassignment.
[genital + -plasty]

genitoplasty

(jen′ĭ-tō-plas″tē) [ genito- + -plasty]
Reparative surgery on the genital organs.

feminizing genitoplasty

Surgical reduction in the size of the clitoris, along with construction of a vagina and labia, used to treat female children born with ambiguous genitalia, e.g., those with congenital adrenal hyperplasia or intersex.

genitoplasty

plastic surgery on the reproductive (genital) organs.
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Genitoplasty - a sex-change operation on newborn girls - is a mushrooming, and deeply disturbing, business in India.
The papers and Round Up summaries in this journal issue and their sources use the following terms for a mind-boggling list of procedures: labia reduction, labiaplasty (also called nynfoplastia in Brazil), genitoplasty, pulling the labia to make them longer, filling or replenishing of the labia majora, female genital reshaping, intimate surgery (translated from the Brazilian cirurgia intima), vaginal narrowing or tightening (e.
And then there are the big women's competitions, by which I mean the competitions for big women, such as the three-day moustache-growing event and the cosmetic Adam's apple removal, which make limited appeal to anybody who's not either considering a career in reconstructive genitoplasty or a card-carrying pervert.
PHILADELPHIA -- Women who underwent feminizing genitoplasty had clitoral sensory impairment in a pilot review of six patients.
Schober, "Long-Term Outcome of Feminizing Genitoplasty for Intersex," Pediatric Surgery and Urology: Long Term Outcomes, ed.
We investigated the legality of surgical alteration of the genitals in 2004, and found then that plastic surgeons in private practice were experiencing an increased demand for cosmetic genitoplasty.
Terminology used for excision of the labia genitoplasty labiaplasty labia reduction female genital reshaping body re-shaping