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Noun: infibulation  in,fi-byû'ley-shun
  1. Removal of a woman or girl's labia, combined with stitching together of the vulva to prevent intercourse; a form of genital mutilation traditionally performed in parts of north-eastern Africa
    - pharaonic circumcision
  2. Stitching of the female genital organs in such a manner as to prevent copulation

Derived forms: infibulations

Encyclopedia: Infibulation