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vaginoplasty

Line breaks: va¦gino|plasty
Pronunciation: /vəˈdʒʌɪnə(ʊ)plasti
 
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Definition of vaginoplasty in English:

noun

[mass noun] Medicine
Plastic surgery performed to create a vagina.
Example sentences
  • Recent work has shown that most children undergoing vaginoplasty will require another operation to permit use of tampons and sexual intercourse.
  • Often the transformation process is completed with radical surgeries - vaginoplasty and labiaplasty, where the penis and testicles are removed and a simulacrum of female genitalia is created.
  • There are several parts to the surgery, which may include any or all of the following: orchiectomy, penectomy, vaginoplasty, and augmentation mammoplasty.

Origin

late 19th century: from vagina + -plasty.

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