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Definition of Clitoris

Clitoris: A small mass of erectile tissue in the female that is situated at the anterior apex of the vulva, near the meeting of the labia majora (vulvar lips). Like the penis, the clitoris is highly sensitive to stimulation during sex. The clitoris corresponds to the penis in the male.

Source: MedTerms™ Medical Dictionary
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Last Editorial Review: 3/19/2012

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