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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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They found that dolphins have a clitoral hood where two areas of extensive erectile tissue merge into a single body, a shape and structure very similar to the human clitoris.
Let me go get some things." Whereas another women introduced the topic by saying, "It's complicated for me" and explained to her partners, "I like it when little circles are made on my clitoris, and I also like it at the same time when my nipples are stimulated." Three of the men described their verbal communication while in the process of clitoral stimulation.
The clitoris has a wishbone-shaped "body" with the two legs called crura.
The clitoris is present at the apex in the anterior vaginal vestibule, and it is esthetically problematic even in cases with mild hypertrophy.
Widespread misinformation about the clitoris starts with the belief that it is only the small part of the clitoris under the hood that is involved in women's sexual response or, worse, that the clitoris is secondary to the vagina.
The notion of an epic poem about the clitoris dovetails with another of Hall's themes, the juxtaposition of big and little, as demonstrated in her third chapter heading: "The Clitoris is Small Except When It Is Not."
The sole purpose of a woman's clitoris is to provide pleasure, and that's it.
Cada grupo tiene sus tecnicas y sus variaciones en la operacion: algunos "cauterizan" el clitoris con fuego, otros frotan una especie de ortiga sobre los organos sexuales para destruir las terminaciones nerviosas; unos restanan la sangre con compresas de leche, hierbas y miel, mientras que otros utilizan excrementos de animales o cenizas.
Cavia porcellus, guinea pig, penile clitoris, sexual differentiation, reproductive tract.
Those were the old days" US TV chat show host Larry King "When I wrote it the average man thought the clitoris was a Greek hotel" Writer Shirley Conran on her book Lace
This preservation is vital to future somatosensory function of clitoris.