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Words nearby circumcision
Example sentences from the Web for circumcision
At the bottom the simple paper brochure advertised female and male circumcision for just 30 Egyptian pounds ($4.50) a procedure.
Dr. Morris likens circumcision to vaccination by comparing the risk to others caused by refusing either intervention.
Thus it was with some alarm that I read comments from the author of a new study about circumcision and its benefits.
Moreover, “a vaccine is highly specific, whereas the protective effects of circumcision cover a wide array of medical conditions.”
In 2012, the AAP changed its policy statement, discarding its neutral stance to weigh in heavily on the side of circumcision.
By submitting to the rite, every one that received circumcision became a debtor to do the whole law.
Yet we are not told that Isaac was circumcised; nor is circumcision again spoken of until the time of Moses.A Philosophical Dictionary, Volume 1 (of 10)|Franois-Marie Arouet (AKA Voltaire)
Abraham "received the sign of circumcision, a seal of the righteousness of the faith which he had, yet being uncircumcised."
The Jewish religion prescribed circumcision, the observance of the Sabbath, the giving of alms, the feast of the Passover.My Religion|Leo Tolstoy
If retention follows circumcision, due to swelling of the parts, the surgeon should be notified.The Mother and Her Child|William S. Sadler
British Dictionary definitions for circumcision
- surgical removal of the foreskin of males
- surgical incision into the skin covering the clitoris in females
- removal of the clitoris
Medical definitions for circumcision
Cultural definitions for circumcision
The surgical removal of the skin that covers the tip of the penis, usually performed soon after birth. Although circumcision is common in the United States, the procedure is no longer widely recommended as a medical necessity by physicians.