infibulation

[ in-fib-yuh-ley-shuhn ]
/ ɪnˌfɪb yəˈleɪ ʃən /

noun

the stitching together of the vulva, often after a clitoridectomy, leaving a small opening for the passage of urine and menstrual blood.
the similar stitching of the male prepuce.

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Origin of infibulation

First recorded in 1640–50; see origin at infibulate
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