Meaning of vaginoplasty in English:


Pronunciation /vəˈdʒʌɪnə(ʊ)plasti/


mass nounMedicine
  • Plastic surgery performed to create a vagina.

    ‘Recent work has shown that most children undergoing vaginoplasty will require another operation to permit use of tampons and sexual intercourse.’
    • ‘Often the transformation process is completed with radical surgeries - vaginoplasty and labiaplasty, where the penis and testicles are removed and a simulacrum of female genitalia is created.’
    • ‘There are several parts to the surgery, which may include any or all of the following: orchiectomy, penectomy, vaginoplasty, and augmentation mammoplasty.’
    • ‘In the majority of cases, vaginoplasty restores normal female vaginal anatomy.’
    • ‘Vaginoplasty is one of the least talked about areas of cosmetic surgery.’


Late 19th century from vagina+ -plasty.