Chivers stated that "Lloyd views female orgasm as an ontogenetic leftover; women have orgasms because the urogenital neurophysiology for orgasm is so strongly selected for in males that this developmental blueprint gets expressed in females without affecting fitness" and this is similar to "males hav[ing] nipples that serve no fitness-related function. The Editors of Encyclopaedia Britannica. The clitoris is much more than most people realize, and most of us have an inadequate understanding of how it works. These nerves are found on the top or dorsal aspect of the clitoris and course under the pubis; circumferential branches from the dorsal neurovascular bundle encircle the clitoral shaft toward the ventrum, thus making a ventral approach to the corpora most likely to avoid nerve injury Fig. It Hurts Down There: This tissue plays a minor role in erections, since a hard-on is due mostly to the two sandwiched strips of corpora cavernosa , which comprise the bulk of the shaft.
Di Marino, Vincent The triangle piercing is a very deep horizontal hood piercing, and is done behind the clitoris as opposed to in front of it. And for good reason! The Psychology of Human Sexuality. Clitoraid spokesperson Nadine Gary stated that the group's mission is to raise public awareness about the clitoris because it has "been ignored, vilified, made taboo, and considered sinful and shameful for centuries".
Like Avicenna, Magnus also used the word virga for the clitoris, but employed it for the male and female genitals; despite his efforts to give equal ground to the clitoris, the cycle of suppression and rediscovery of the organ continued, and a 16th-century justification for clitoridectomy appears to have been confused by hermaphroditism and the imprecision created by the word nymphae substituted for the word clitoris. Note that the info above is extremely boiled down, but it should make things clear. Further, focusing directly on the clitoris may also cause pleasurable sensations to disappear. A Book by and for Women. Alternative Sexualities in Colonial Mesoamerica.
Since then, several reports have examined preservation of the neurovascular bundle using a clitoral reduction and recession type of approach. Among things recorded were the size and shape of the vulva and clitoris, the length of the vagina, the size of the teats, the presence or absence of inguinal gonads, and the ultrasonographic characteristics of the inguinal gonads: Retrieved 30 July Female Sexual Health Barbara D. At the conference for Canadian Society of Women in Philosophy , Nancy Tuana argued that the clitoris is unnecessary in reproduction; she stated that it has been ignored because of "a fear of pleasure. Following degloving of the dorsal skin, the distal portion of the UGS urethral plate is divided horizontally below the glans clitoris.