The cutting off of all or part of a woman's or girl's clitoris, practiced in some societies, mainly in Africa, as a social or cultural rite of passage. Recently banned in Egypt.
Clitoridectomy or female genital mutilation involves the removal or splitting of the clitoral hood, termed "hoodectomy", with or without excision of the clitoris.
#female #circumcision #excision #infibulation #cutting
by Barnon June 28, 2007
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Removing of the clitoris
Miss Lucy had a Clitoridectomy in The Asylum.
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by Striped Stockings Are My Thing April 27, 2009
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