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gen·i·tal

(jen'i-tăl),
1. Relating to reproduction or generation.
2. Relating to the primary female or male sex organs or genitals.
3. Relating to or characterized by genitality.
[L. genitalis, pertaining to reproduction, fr. gigno, to bring forth]

genital

/gen·i·tal/ (jen´ĭ-t'l)
1. pertaining to reproduction, or to the reproductive organs.
2. (in the plural) the reproductive organs.

genital

(jĕn′ĭ-tl)
adj.
1. Of or relating to biological reproduction.
2. Of or relating to the genitals.
3. Of or relating to the final stage of psychosexual development in psychoanalytic theory, beginning in puberty and during which the genitals again become the focus of gratification, and interest develops in romantic and sexual relationships. The genital stage is preceded by the latency period.

gen′i·tal·ly adv.

genital

See genitals.

genital

adjective
1. Referring to the external and/or internal ♂ and/or ♀ sex organs and/or genitals.
2. Pertaining or referring to reproduction.
3. Referring to the key components of sexuality–penis and vagina–in the psychoanalytic construct of the mental universe. See Eroticism, Sex, Sexuality.

gen·i·tal

(jen'i-tăl)
1. Relating to reproduction or generation.
2. Relating to the primary female or male sex organs or genitals.
3. In psychoanalytic theory, relating to or characterized by genitality.
[L. genitalis, pertaining to reproduction, fr. gigno, to bring forth]

genital

Pertaining to the GENITALIA.

Genital

Sexual organ.
Mentioned in: Penile Prostheses

genital

pl. genitalia
1. pertaining to reproduction, or the reproductive organs.
2. genitals, the reproductive organs, especially the external genital organs.

genital bursatti
genital campylobacteriosis
see bovine vibriosis.
genital ducts
male—efferent ductules, ductus epididymis, ductus deferens; female—uterine tubes (fallopian tubes, oviducts), uterus, vagina.
genital lock
the joining together of the dog and the bitch during coitus in which the enlarged penile bulb of the dog is held tightly in the bitch's vagina. The dog normally dismounts and stands back-to-back with the bitch, with the penis still locked in the vagina. Called also the 'tie'.
genital mycoplasmosis
see granular vaginitis.
genital organs
see penis, vulva, etc.
genital ridge
bilateral thickenings in the roof of the embryo's celom which are the primordia of the gonads.
genital squamous cell carcinoma
squamous cell carcinoma of the penis and prepuce and of the vulva.
genital system
the reproductive system including ovaries, ovarian bursa, uterine tubes, uterus, cervix, vagina, vulva, vestibular glands of the female and testicles, epididymis, vas deferens, penis, prostate, seminal vesicles, bulbourethral glands, prepuce and scrotum of the male.
genital tract
from the ovaries to the vulva, from the testicles to the external urethral meatus.
genital tubercle
the eminence in the embryo which develops into the clitoris or penis.
genital-urinary system
the combined urinary and reproductive systems.
genital vibriosis
see bovine vibriosis.
genital warts
see genital papillomatosis.

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Fahma and her supporters have done fantastic work in raising awareness of female genital mutilation.
Thirty-six percent of girls aged between 15 and 19 years in 29 African and Middle Eastern countries where the most female genital mutilation practices take place have been mutilated, lower than the 53 percent of women aged 45 to 49 years.
Modifying bicycle set-up may help prevent genital nerve damage in female cyclists," Guess notes.
According to Terry and Harris (2013), the World Health Organization (WHO) defined FGM, female genital mutilation, by the severity of the procedure which ranged from a very small laceration of the genitalia to completely removing the entire section of the genitals of a female.
Committee chairman Keith Vaz said: "The law relating to female genital cosmetic surgery is ambiguous and must be clarified.
In this study, genital warts were used as a surrogate marker for HPV infection.
The New South Wales Government had increased the penalty for female genital mutilation.
Female genital mutilation comes in many different forms.
Cumulative evidence of HSV's health impact supports the importance of laboratory diagnosis of genital herpes so that infected people can be identified and managed to mitigate health risks as well as to reduce transmission.
Genital warts and risk of cancer--a Danish study of nearly 50,000 patients with genital warts.
Genital HSV has been a laboratory-reportable disease in British Columbia since 1983 for the purpose of public health surveillance and control.
Currently, 100-140 million girls and women are living with female genital mutilation, defined as any procedure that involves the partial or total removal of female genitalia, or as injury to the genitals for nonmedical reasons.