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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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In Sapphistries, I emphasized patterns of conceptualizations of female same-sex sexuality transhistorically and cross-culturally--women who had sex with women as masculine, or man-haters, or deprived of the company of men in sex-seg-regated spaces, or with an enlarged clitoris, or as hypersexual--and patterns in the sexual interactions of women.
Reduction clitoroplasty: a technique for debulking the enlarged clitoris.
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