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infibulate

(ĭn-fĭb′yə-lāt′)
tr.v. infibu·lated, infibu·lating, infibu·lates
To close off or obstruct the genitals of, especially by sewing together the labia majora in females or fastening the prepuce in males, so as to prevent sexual intercourse.

in·fib′u·la′tion n.
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