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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
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clitoris

[′klid·ə·rəs]
(anatomy)
The homolog of the penis in females, located in the anterior portion of the vulva.
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Though NSSHB researchers did not collect data on whether or not direct clitoral stimulation was included during PVI, a third of the population reported no genital touching prior to or after PVI (Herbenick et al., 2010).
Health care providers require greater knowledge of how clitoral reconstruction surgery affects women with FGM/C and how to best manage patients.
A perineal examination revealed a 13 x 13 cm mobile, nontender, rounded cystic swelling in the clitoral area, which was covered with normal skin other than the depigmentated skin touching the medial thighs and vestibulum (Fig.
After 5 years old, her mother confirmed that her clitoral hood clearly hypertrophied.
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.
Examination of genitalia revealed significant clitoromegaly, with clitoral index 50mm2 [normal range: less than 35mm2].
Grace and Frankie can be bawdy, and both women, taking a page out of the Betty White playbook, discuss vaginal dryness, clitoral stimulation and making lubricant out of yams.
Clitoral degloving is done upto the base of the clitoris.
The urethra was divided into two portions: pelvic urethra lined by squamous epithelium and clitoral urethra with its ostium opening at the top of the clitoris forming a pseudo-penis.
Few people know that women also have foreskins known as the clitoral hood.