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circumcision

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

Medical Definition of circumcision

  1. 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. 2:  the condition of being circumcised





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