Medical Dictionary

female genital mutilation


female genital mutilation

noun

Definition of FEMALE GENITAL MUTILATION

:  clitoridectomy especially as a cultural rite sometimes with removal of the labia that is now outlawed in some nations including the United States—abbreviation FGM; called also female circumcision
March 06, 2015
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