Definition of clitoris
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Viloria’s most notable anatomical variant, a larger-than-average clitoris, proved to be a greater source of pleasure than of shame, and so there was little incentive to investigate the root cause, much less fix what wasn’t broken.
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Origin and Etymology of clitoris
New Latin, from Greek kleitoris
First Known Use: 1615See Words from the same year
CLITORIS Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of clitoris for English Language Learners
: a female sexual organ that is small, sensitive, and located on the outside of the body in front of the opening of the vagina
Medical Definition of clitoris
: a small erectile female organ located within the anterior junction of the labia minora that develops from the same embryonic mass of tissue as the penis and is responsive to sexual stimulation
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