hymenorrhaphy

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hymenorrhaphy

(hī″mĕn-or′ă-fē) [″ + rhaphe, seam, ridge]
A plastic operation on the hymen to restore it to the preruptured state.
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The UN reports that ISIS militants have forced overly abused sex slaves to undergo virginity restoration.
Investigators found equipment used for the virginity restoration purpose in his car and concluded that he used the online offer to blackmail young women.
A new study by scientists at the American University of Beirut, published this summer in the Springer online journal, paints a detailed picture of attitudes toward hymenoplasty and sexuality in general, claiming that demand for virginity restoration is on the rise in the region.