Letter: New-found quote

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Sir: Mateo Colon did not discover the clitoris; he rediscovered it. Juvenal mentions it in his sixth satire (c. AD116). The Latin word is crista, which also means a cock's comb. The word clitoris (Greek) was invented by the anatomist Rufus shortly after Juvenal.

GRAEME FIFE

London NW1

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