"Circumcision, Female" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus,
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A general term encompassing three types of excision of the external female genitalia - Sunna, clitoridectomy, and infibulation. It is associated with severe health risks and has been declared illegal in many places, but continues to be widely practiced in a number of countries, particularly in Africa.
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