infibulation: Meaning and Definition of


Pronunciation: (in-fib"yu-lā'shun), [key]
— n.
  1. the stitching together of the vulva, often after a clitoridectomy, leaving a small opening for the passage of urine and menstrual blood.
  2. the similar stitching of the prepuce.
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