introcision

introcision

(in'trō-sizh-ŭn),
Splitting of the perineum to create a common anal-vaginal opening, thus facilitating insertive intercourse in young girls; a severe form of female genital mutilation.
See also: female circumcision.
[intro- + L. caedo, to cut]
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(6) Female Genital Mutilation (FGM) covers a range of procedures, which are also referred to as female circumcision, ablation and introcision.
Robert Cook and a number of other authors have further adapted this system to add introcision, an operation to enlarge the vaginal opening that has been reported among Aboriginal Australian groups who also enlarge the male's penis with the practice of subincision.[15] While introcision and subincision certainly pose health risks, they differ considerably from the types of procedures found in many African and some Asian societies that are the topic of this paper.