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subincision

[suhb-in-sizh-uh n] /ˌsʌb ɪnˈsɪʒ ən/
noun
1.
the slitting of the underside of the penis to the urethra, performed as a puberty rite among some tribal peoples, especially in Australia.
Origin
1895-1900
1895-1900; sub- + incision
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