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The beauty and true anatomy of the clitoris

The beauty and true anatomy of the clitoris – what it beholds is far beyond female sexual pleasure

In 2009 a group of French doctors dedicated to treating Female Genital Mutilation (FGM) made a 3D sonography of the stimulated clitoris, capturing what Australian Urologist, Dr Helen O’Connell noted way back in 1998: the small bud we have known as the clitoris is actually just the minimal external part of your amazing clitoristhree quarters of it is internal within the pelvic area in a size comparable to that of the penis.

With the most nerve sensors of any organ (over 8000 – close to double the number found on the head of the penis), what is more astounding is that this fact is a surprise and not general knowledge. The facts of the clitoris in general are absent from – or incorrectly or incompletely represented – in anatomy books, medical texts and mainstream education. The anatomy of Female pleasure is largely un-investigated, suggesting it doesn’t matter, is not needed, or even that it is inappropriate and incompatible with our picture of women.

 

Read the full article at Unimed Living