Definition of circumcision
First Known Use of circumcision
Medical Definition of circumcision
1: the act of circumcising:a: the cutting off of the foreskin of males that is practiced as a religious rite by Jews and Muslims and as a sanitary measure in modern surgeryb: female genital mutilation
2: the condition of being circumcised
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