Circumcision

Alternative Names

Foreskin removal; Removal of foreskin

Definition of Circumcision

Circumcision is the surgical removal of the foreskin of the penis.

Review

Neil K. Kaneshiro, MD, MHA, Clinical Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, University of Washington School of Medicine. Also reviewed by David Zieve, MD, MHA, Medical Director, A.D.A.M., Inc. – 7/26/2010

Foreskin
Circumcision - series

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