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clit·o·ris

 (klĭt′ər-ĭs, klĭ-tôr′ĭs, klī′tər-ĭs)
n.
A small erectile body situated at the anterior portion of the vulva and projecting between the branched extremities of the labia minora forming its prepuce and frenulum.

[New Latin clītoris, from Greek kleitoris; see klei- in Indo-European roots.]

clit′o·ral (-ər-əl) adj.

clitoris

(ˈklɪtərɪs; ˈklaɪ-)
n
(Anatomy) a part of the female genitalia consisting of a small elongated highly sensitive erectile organ at the front of the vulva: homologous with the penis
[C17: from New Latin, from Greek kleitoris; related to Greek kleiein to close]
ˈclitoral, ˈclitoric adj

clit•o•ris

(ˈklɪt ər ɪs, klɪˈtɔr ɪs, -ˈtoʊr-)

n., pl. clit•o•ris•es, cli•to•ri•des (klɪˈtɔr ɪˌdiz, -ˈtoʊr-)
the small erectile organ of the vulva.
[1605–15; < Greek kleitorís, akin to kleíein to shut]
clit′o•ral, cli•tor′ic (-ˈtɔr ɪk, -ˈtɒr-) clit`o•rid′e•an (-əˈrɪd i ən) adj.

clit·o·ris

(klĭt′ər-ĭs, klĭ-tôr′ĭs)
A sensitive external organ of the reproductive system in female mammals and some other animals that is capable of becoming erect. It is located above or in front of the urethra.

clitoris

An erectile, pea-sized organ above the opening of the vagina. It is highly sensitive and is involved in female sexual response.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.clitoris - a female sexual organ homologous to the penisclitoris - a female sexual organ homologous to the penis
glans clitoridis - small mass of erectile tissue at the end of the body of the clitoris
vulva - external parts of the female genitalia
erectile organ - an organ containing erectile tissue
foreskin, prepuce - a fold of skin covering the tip of the clitoris
Translations
عُضْو المَرأه التَّناسُلي
poštěváčekklitoris
klitoris
häpykieliklitoris
csikló
snípur
cristalandica
varputėklitoris
klitors, kuteklis
klitoris
bızırklitoris

clitoris

[ˈklɪtərɪs] Nclítoris m

clitoris

[ˈklɪtərɪs] nclitoris m

clitoris

nKlitoris f, → Kitzler m

clitoris

[ˈklɪtərɪs] nclitoride m or f

clitoris

(ˈklitəris) noun
female genital organ.

clit·o·ris

n. clítoris, pequeña protuberancia situada en la parte anterior de la vulva.

clitoris

n clítoris m
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According to this view, the front wall of the vagina is closely linked with the internal parts of the clitoris, meaning that stimulating the vagina without activating the clitoris ought to be impossible.
Defined by having testes and a clitoris or a similar manifestation of external female genitalia
Dr Helen O'Connell, an internationally recognised Melbourne urologist, who has done significant research on the clitoris, claims that "the vaginal wall is, in fact, the clitoris" and stimulation of the internal parts of the clitoris during vaginal penetration can generate vaginal orgasm.
When having sex vary your position to allow maximum stimulation of the clitoris.
To recreate the female clitoris, a local anesthetic is applied so that no pain is experienced when the surgeon uncovers the root left after the mutilation, which will become the new clitoris.
Nearly all women need additional stimulation of the clitoris.
The study, entitled "Infrared Thermography for Detection of Changes in Hemodynamic Status of Labia and Clitoris after Topical Application of a Nitric Oxide Donor," was reported in a presentation by Przemyslaw Marek, D.
METAIDIOPLASTY: An individual whose clitoris responds sufficiently to testosterone may have the clitoris released from its hood and the shaft "finished" along the bottom side, completing the foreskin.
Brain scans of women who made themselves aroused showed that the nipples hit the same spot as the vagina and clitoris.
Sex toys are designed to hit all the right spots - 70 per cent of women require stimulation of the clitoris to climax and sex toys do this well.
Dont go poking n proding arnd but use it 2 stimulate her clitoris n sensitve areas on outside.
Stimulation of two major parts of the genitals can cause a woman to have an orgasm - the clitoris, which is very sensitive to touch, and the vagina.