It also has a shaft that is attached to the glans. Glans morphology was different in appearance in both sexes, being wide and blunt in the female and tapered in the male". For other uses, see Clit disambiguation. Order by newest oldest recommendations. InNew York artist Sophia Wallace started work on a multimedia project to challenge misconceptions about the clitoris. Modified from [ 6 ].
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What is the clitoris?
In an action similar to pushing up a shirtsleeve, the "female retracts the [pseudo-penis] on itself, and creates an opening into which the male inserts his own penis". A Feminist Psychology 4th ed. It is impossible to convey clitoral anatomy in a single diagram showing only 1 plane, as is typically provided in textbooks, which reveal it as a flat structure. The clitoral glans doubles in diameter upon arousal, and, upon further stimulation, it becomes less visible as it is covered by the swelling of tissues of the clitoral hood. Modified from [ 6 ].