partial vulvectomy

Definition / meaning of partial vulvectomy

Surgery to remove an affected area of the vulva (the external female genital organs, including the clitoris, vaginal lips, and the opening to the vagina) along with a small amount of surrounding normal tissue.

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The Web site of the National Cancer Institute (http://www.cancer.gov/)

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