(n.) The act of cutting off the prepuce or foreskin of males, or the internal labia of females.
(n.) The Jews, as a circumcised people.
(n.) Rejection of the sins of the flesh; spiritual purification, and acceptance of the Christian faith.
(1) Lack of circumcision, past history of GUD and urethritis were significantly associated with HIV seroconversion.
(2) One hundred male infants were studied at the Kingston General Hospital, Kingston, Ontario, to determine the incidence and complications of routine circumcision.
(3) The best treatment would appear to be prevention of the complication by adequate instruction to personnel doing routine circumcisions.
(4) Circumcision is the only surgical procedure, excluding cord-clamping and cutting, which is routinely performed on normal, healthy newborn infants, usually during the first two or three days of life.
(5) In a controlled series of 167 circumcised patients, receiving optimal ante-natal and intra-partum care in hospital, we observed only short-term complications at delivery, with no long-term effects on the mother or the baby.
(6) Up to 23,000 girls under the age of 15 are thought to be at risk of FGM, which is also known as female circumcision or female genital cutting.
(7) "What it means to be a 'proper' man and the fact that it has been reduced to the practice of circumcision is detrimental not only to the young men who go through the process but to society as a whole."
(8) Parents who take their daughters abroad to be circumcised could be sentenced to 14 years in prison, if proposed legislation becomes law.
(9) Therapeutical circumcision (posthectomy) in nine patients presenting with diffuse penile warts.
(10) We circumcise all our children, they say it’s good for our girls,” said Naga Shawky, a 40-year-old housewife, as she walked along streets near Sohair’s home.
(11) The results indicate a common core of physical but diverse cultural reasons for circumcision and justify ready access to circumcision from the military surgeon.
(12) Of 140 boys coming to day-case elective circumcision between the ages of 3 months and 14 years (mean 4.3 years), the commonest cause was a congenital phimosis (42.8%).
(13) A high proportion (56.4%) claimed to have been circumcised by examination revealed that 24.5% had no clinical evidence of circumcision.
(14) It feels like rape every time.” Taina Bien Aime, director of the Coalition Against Trafficking in Women and a long-time anti-FGM campaigner, says comparisons between male and female circumcision are unhelpful.
(15) Despite the vogue for conservatism, circumcision still has an important part to play in the management of troublesome foreskins in children.
(16) Circumcision practices for 409 African ethnic groups were corresponded with national estimates of HIV infection levels.
(17) A trial of videotaped "informed consent" counseling was undertaken to determine whether such counseling could affect the parental choice about circumcision.
(18) The procedure is simple, safe and much less traumatizing than the conventional circumcision.
(19) Annually thousands of teenage boys from the Xhosa tribe embark on a secretive rite of passage in Eastern Cape province, spending up to a month in seclusion where they study, undergo circumcision by a traditional surgeon, and apply white clay to their bodies.
(20) The circumcised men had significantly fewer symptoms (P = 0-0058).
(a.) Deprived of, or having lost, an important part; mutilated.
(a.) Having finlike appendages or flukes instead of legs, as a cetacean.
(n.) A cetacean, or a sirenian.
(v. t.) To cut off or remove a limb or essential part of; to maim; to cripple; to hack; as, to mutilate the body, a statue, etc.
(v. t.) To destroy or remove a material part of, so as to render imperfect; as, to mutilate the orations of Cicero.
(1) Following mass disasters and individual deaths, dentists with special training and experience in forensic odontology are frequently called upon to assist in the identification of badly mutilated or decomposed bodies.
(2) We come to see that some traditions keep us grounded, but that, in our modern world, other traditions set us back.” Female genital mutilation (FGM) affects more than 130 million girls and women around the world.
(3) The central nervous system proximity poses a difficult problem and speaks for an early mutilating surgery.
(4) To avoid mutilating surgery in advanced disease, four courses of VBC chemotherapy were administered prior to resection.
(5) UK Border Force officers have warned of an emerging trend of "cutters" flying into Britain to practise female genital mutilation (FGM).
(6) But she did back moves advocated by the Solicitor-General, Oliver Heald, to place a duty on parents to protect their children and make it illegal to permit their daughters to be mutilated.
(7) With the first prosecutions under way in the UK and Guinea-Bissau , an increased focus on strengthening the law in Kenya , and a rare conviction in Uganda , positive moves are being made in several countries to implement laws that ban female genital mutilation (FGM).
(8) It has been suggested that in some self-mutilating Tourette patients, HGPRT shows a time-related loss of activity at 4 degrees C, and an unusual isoelectrofocusing pattern.
(9) Its most prominent but by no means exclusive feature is self-mutilation.
(10) She explained that, as a baby, she had been subjected to female genital mutilation (FGM): her clitoris cut off and her vagina sealed, with only a small hole remaining for urine and menstruation.
(11) One described the mutilated bodies of three acquaintances – two women and a 14-year-old boy – found in their homes.
(12) Younger children may worry about genital mutilation, and should be reassured.
(13) Allegations that British soldiers murdered insurgents and mutilated their bodies after a fierce firefight in Iraq were roundly rejected by an official inquiry, which also found that a number of prisoners were abused and that troops breached the Geneva convention.
(14) That has left patients with unsatisfactorily functioning vaginas and a mutilated appearance.
(15) As illustrated by a case of dye impression, early extensive surgical exploration and radical removal of the injected agent are mandatory to minimize sequelae and to avoid mutilating complications.
(16) Hence unwilling finger mutilations can scarcely be the result of a "reflex action" of this kind.
(17) The future James I resorted to them on several occasions in Scotland: in 1600, for instance, he had two alleged assassins pickled in whisky, vinegar and allspice, put on trial, and then mutilated.
(18) But Mossad’s toughest opponent was her mother, who started demanding her grand-daughter’s mutilation from when she was just 11 months old.
(19) In one case a laceration over the median nerve was followed by self-induced trauma to the fingers distal to the cut, while the other patient developed self-mutilation in all the extremities following insecticide poisoning and presented with signs of diffuse peripheral neuropathy.
(20) Muslims suspected of collaborating with Djotodia's rebellion have been stoned to death in the streets and their bodies mutilated.