The clitoris is a female sexual organ in mammals - that is common knowledge by now. However, have you ever wondered why do mammalian females have one in the first place? Well, at the beginning of its development, the embryo has no gender. As it prepares to develop into either of the two genders, it forms bud tissues that will later generate either a penis or milk glands. After the first stage of its development is over, the embryo starts generating sex hormones according to its chromosome information of what it's going to be, male or female. Male hormones trigger the development of the penis, but female hormones stop the development of the penis bud, which thus remains a vestigial clitoris.
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Clitoromegaly - Wikipedia
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Clitoromegaly or macroclitoris  is an abnormal enlargement of the clitoris that is mostly congenital or acquired, though deliberately induced clitoris enlargement as a form of female genital body modification is achieved through various uses of anabolic steroids, including testosterone , and may also be referred to as clitoromegaly. The different grade of genital ambiguity is commonly measured by the Prader classification ,  which ranges, in ascending order of masculinisation, from 1 : female external genitalia with clitoromegaly through 5 : pseudo-phallus looking like normal male external genitalia. Clitoromegaly is a rare condition and can be either present by birth or acquired later in life. If present at birth, congenital adrenal hyperplasia can be one of the causes, since in this condition the adrenal gland of the female fetus produces additional androgens and the newborn baby has ambiguous genitalia which are not clearly male or female.