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circumcise

 [ser´kum-sīz]
to perform circumcision.

cir·cum·cise

(ser'kŭm-sīz),
To remove the prepuce or other tissue by circumferential incision (circumcision).

circumcise

(sûr′kəm-sīz′)
tr.v. circum·cised, circum·cising, circum·cises
1. To remove the prepuce of (a male).
2. To remove all or part of the clitoris, prepuce, or labia of (a female).

cir′cum·cis′er n.

cir·cum·cise

(sĭr'kŭm-sīz)
To perform circumcision, especially of the prepuce.
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the circumciser lacks the skill to use; failure to anticipate potential
I think the next step for ARC and its lawyers is to design and find funding for a national program to find suitable young male plaintiffs who know they've been harmed (and can have it professionally documented) in order to bring legal action against their circumcisers and the facilitators (i.e., hospitals and insurance companies).
Israel's Tax Authority says it wants a cut of gratuities traditionally offered to Jewish ritual circumcisers and a slice of the payments that private kosher inspectors usually pocket.
Of these procedures, 49 (45.0%) were performed by traditional circumcisers and 35 (32.1%) by medical personnel.
As stated above, the mutilation of female genitals is traditionally performed by a nonprofessional circumciser. However, in recent years, a phenomenon of so-called medicalization of the practice has occurred.
However, Islamic law clearly distinguishes between female circumcision and genital mutilation, drawing upon the Prophet's advice to the circumciser that "touch lightly and do not wear out." Light touching in this case refers to circumcision, while wearing out connotes mutilation; hence the first is permissible whereas the second is reprehensible and prohibited.
(9) The medical doctor is supplanting the traditional circumciser in the eyes of the community.
Stowasser cited al-Tabari's comments on what happened between the two of them, "Joseph unfastened the belt of his trousers and sat before her 'as the circumciser sits'; she lay down for him and he sat between her legs; she lay down on her back and he sat between her legs and loosened his garment (or her garment); he dropped his pants to his buttocks; he sat with her as a man sits with his wife, etc." (Stowasser, B., 1994, Women in the Qur'an, Traditions, and Interpretation, Oxford: Oxford University Press, p.
The circumciser exposes his RECKLESSNESS when performing a strange pre-cut olfactory ritual.
or the 'mother's brother' whom he has circumcised [....] irrespective of the kinship status of the circumciser, a betrothal is essentially a union between two matrilines of descent.
Grabbed by her arms and legs; the dhaia - the traditional midwife and circumciser - took out a razor blade and cut something out of her gut.
Yet they are fears that a female circumciser is offering the procedure to families of young girls, right here in Birmingham.