[jen-i-tey-lee-uh, -teyl-yuh] /ˌdʒɛn ɪˈteɪ li ə, -ˈteɪl yə/
plural noun, Anatomy.
the organs of reproduction, especially the external organs.
1876, Modern Latin, from Latin genitalia (membra), neuter plural of genitalis (see genital).
genitalia gen·i·ta·li·a (jěn’ĭ-tā’lē-ə, -tāl’yə)
The reproductive organs, especially the external sex organs.
genitality gen·i·tal·i·ty (jěn’ĭ-tāl’ĭ-tē) n.
noun 1. any type of cutting or removal of all or some of the genital organs, especially excision of the clitoris.
- Genital organ
genital organ n. Any of the organs of reproduction or generation, including, in the female, the vulva, clitoris, ovaries, uterine tubes, uterus, and vagina, and in the male, the penis, scrotum, testes, epididymides, deferent ducts, seminal vesicles, prostate, and bulbourethral glands.
noun, Psychoanalysis. 1. the final stage of psychosexual development, in which a person achieves an affectionate, mature relationship with a sexual partner. 2. the childhood stage between 2½ and 7, marked by increased sexual and genital interest. genital phase n. In psychoanalytic theory, the final stage of psychosexual development, reached in puberty, when erotic interest […]