Metoidioplasty

Metoidioplasty

(noun)

This procedure involves surgery to create a penis, which the following definition will describe in some detail.

Content warning for somewhat graphic descriptions:

The surgery, often called ‘meta’ for short, involves ‘releasing’ the clitoris (often enlarged from testosterone therapy) and covering the neophallus with neighboring skin. The average length of a phallus after metoidioplasty ranges from 4 to 8 centimeters. Options that can be included in this surgery are urethroplasty, where the urethra is moved and lengthened to reach the tip of the phallus; vaginectomy, which is the removal of the vagina, and scrotoplasty, which is the creation of a scrotum from the labia, though there are surgeons who will do a metoidioplasty without any of these options. 

e.g. Taylor was excited about his upcoming metoidioplasty.

Further reading to gain expanded context:

Metoidioplasty | Healthline

Metoidioplasty Thoughts | Genderbands

FTM Bottom Surgery Q&A (Metoidioplasty) (video) | Jammidodger


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