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clitoris

a part of the female genitalia consisting of a small elongated highly sensitive erectile organ at the front of the vulva: homologous with the penis

clitoris

[′klid·ə·rəs]
(anatomy)
The homolog of the penis in females, located in the anterior portion of the vulva.
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The vulva, which encompasses the labia, clitoris, clitoral hood and vaginal opening, is also commonly, maddeningly, and inaccurately mislabelled as the vagina, which--anatomically speaking--encompasses only the canal that leads from the cervix to the external opening between the labia minora.
html) CNN that the most common contributors to bringing a woman to a climax included spending time to build arousal, emotional intimacy, having a partner who knows what they liked and clitoral stimulation.
The beginning of the book offers a clue to what Hall means to convey: "The rhetorical form of clitoral theory is synecdoche, the 'detail figure,' where a single part, or aspect, refers to the whole.
The main reasons for consultation were aesthetic discomfort (8 cases), absolute impossibility of having sex (4 cases), and desire for clitoral repair (one case).
5 A clitoral orgasm involves between three to 15 contractions and can last from 10 to 30 seconds, though the fact that women also have pelvic contractions may mean it seems longer and some women can have a series of multiple clitoral orgasms.
Excessive clitoral skin is refashioned as new labia minora.
This urethra had two portions: a pelvic portion which ventrally accompanies the vaginal tube and clitoral urethra with its ostium opening at the top of the clitoris.
The clitoral enlargement, which remains despite GnRH treatment, was not addressed surgically, in order to decrease genital mutilation and preserve sexual function.
To this end, various target behaviours were considered before settling on clitoral self-stimulation during partnered heterosexual activities.
Entrapment of the dorsal clitoral nerve by the TVT-O tape was also discovered.
Is this my fix, he puzzled, fumbling for that clitoral trigger .
The pudendal nerve originates in the S2-S4 sacral foramina, and divides into three branches - the inferior rectal nerve, the perineal nerve, and the dorsal clitoral nerve.