[jen-i-tlz] /ˈdʒɛn ɪ tlz/
the sexual organs; the testicles and penis of a male or the labia, clitoris, and vagina of a female related adjective venereal
“reproductive organs,” late 14c., from genital (adj.).
genitals gen·i·tals (jěn’ĭ-tlz)
The organs of reproduction in animals, especially the external sex organs.
The organs involved in reproduction. (See reproductive systems.)
- Genital stage
According to psychoanalysis, the third social and sexual stage of a young child’s development (after the oral stage and the anal stage). In the genital stage, interest in the child’s own sex organs and in other people’s replaces the earlier focusing on satisfaction of hunger and control of bowel movements. A genital personality is mature […]
noun, Pathology.. Usually, genital warts 1. one of a cluster of warts occurring in the genital and anal areas and spread mainly by sexual contact, sometimes affecting the cervix in women and associated with an increased risk of cervical cancer. genital wart n. A pointed papilloma usually on the skin or mucous membranes of the […]
- Genital tract
genital tract n. The genital passages of the urogenital system.
[jen-i-tiv] /ˈdʒɛn ɪ tɪv/ Grammar adjective 1. (in certain inflected languages) noting a case of nouns, pronouns, or adjectives, used primarily to express possession, measure, or origin: as John’s hat, week’s vacation, duty’s call. 2. noting an affix or other element characteristic of this case, or a word containing such an element. 3. similar to […]