penectomy

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penectomy

 [pe-nek´to-me]
surgical removal of the penis.

phal·lec·to·my

(fal-ek'tŏ-mē),
Surgical removal of the penis.
Synonym(s): penectomy
[phall- + G. ektomē, excision]

penectomy

/pe·nec·to·my/ (pe-nek´tah-me) surgical removal of the penis.

penectomy

surgical removal of the penis.
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Total When the Genital Ablation occurs/occurred Past 17 Present 84 Future 11 Total (1) 110 Form of Genital Ablation Castration only 58 Penectomy only 12 Nullification 24 Total (2) 94 (1) Some stories (n = 2) contained multiple castrations and/or penectomies at different times; therefore, the total number (n = 112) is greater than the total number of selected stories (n = 110) (2) Some stories (n = 28) did not provide a description as to how genital ablation occurred.
Perhaps at bottom, what procedures as diverse as mastectomies, penectomies, hormone treatments, tattooing, breast enhancement, implants, corsetry, rhinoplasty, scarification, branding, and so on, have in common, is that they all function, in varying ways and to varying degrees, to explicitly transform bodily being-they are all, in one sense at least, "trans" practices.