circumcision

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(sĭr″kŭm-sizh′ŏn )

[L. circumcisio, a cutting around]
Surgical removal of genital foreskin.

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CIRCUMCISION Steps of Gomco clamp method of circumcision (A) After incising the dorsal slit, retract the foreskin, and place the Gomco bell. (B) Bring the bell, saftey pin, and foreskin through the Gomco ring. Tighten the screw. (C) Trim the excess foreskin with a #11 scalpel.

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