an oestrogen that occurs naturally in soya beans and is believed to inhibit the growth of certain tumours
[juh-nis-tuh] /dʒəˈnɪs tə/ noun 1. any plant belonging to the genus Genista, of the legume family, having showy flowers and including many species of broom. 2. a related plant, Cytisus canariensis, of the Canary Islands, having loose clusters of fragrant yellow flowers.
1. . abbreviation 1. genitive genitive
[jen-i-tl] /ˈdʒɛn ɪ tl/ adjective 1. of, relating to, or noting reproduction. 2. of or relating to the sexual organs. 3. Psychoanalysis. [jen-i-tlz] /ˈdʒɛn ɪ tlz/ plural noun 1. . /ˈdʒɛnɪtəl/ adjective 1. of or relating to the sexual organs or to reproduction 2. (psychoanal) relating to the mature stage of psychosexual development in which […]
- Genital cord
genital cord n. One of a pair of mesenchymal ridges bulging into the caudal part of the celom of an embryo and containing the wolffian and müllerian ducts as well as the primordium of the broad ligaments and uterine walls in the female.