Medical Dictionary

circumcision

noun cir·cum·ci·sion \ˌsər-kəm-ˈsizh-ən\

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 surgery b :  female genital mutilation
2
:  the condition of being circumcised
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