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vulvectomy (vul-vek-tŏmi) n. surgical removal of the vulva. simple v. excision of the labia majora, labia minora, and clitoris to eradicate a nonmalignant growth. radical v. excision of the labia majora and minora, the clitoris, and all regional lymph nodes on both sides, together with the skin covering these areas. It is carried out for a malignant growth.