The sole function of the clitoris is female orgasm — is that why it’s ignored by medical science? | Curio

The sole function of the clitoris is female orgasm — is that why it’s ignored by medical science?

15 mins | Nov 14, 2020

Medical textbooks are full of anatomical pictures of the penis, but the clitoris is barely mentioned. A starting issue is that many medical professionals are shockingly uncomfortable even talking about it. In the Guardian, Calla Wahlquist talks to Helen O’Connell, a leading urologist whose work includes the first comprehensive anatomical study of the clitoris, published in 1998. Together, they delve deeper into the importance of this part of the female anatomy and explore why scientific research has, in many ways, failed it.

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From The Guardian