Circumcision is the removal of some or all of the prepuce (foreskin). The frenulum is often excised at the same time, in a procedure called frenectomy. The word circumcision comes from Latin circum (meaning "around") and caedere (meaning "to cut"). Female circumcision is a term applied to a variety of procedures performed on the female genitalia, of which only one, the removal of the clitoral hood, is comparable to male circumcision. ...

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Female genital cutting (FGC) refers to amputation of any part of the female ...
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Circumcision
... What is circumcision? Circumcision is the surgical removal of the foreskin, the sheath of tissue covering the head of the penis. It is an ancient practice that has its origin in religious rites. Today...
Source: Cleveland Clinic

Female Circumcision
... What is female circumcision? Female circumcision, also called female genital mutilation, involves removing part of a female’s external genitalia (reproductive organs). It is a cultural practice that b...
Source: Cleveland Clinic

   

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  • Female Genital Cutting
    ... Female genital cutting (FGC) is the collective name given to traditional practices that involve the partial or total cutting away of the female external genitalia or other injury to the female genital...

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