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gen·i·tal tract

the genital passages of the urogenital apparatus.
Synonym(s): genital duct

genital tract

gen·i·tal tract

(jen'i-tăl trakt)
The genital passages of the urogenital apparatus.

Genital tract

The organs involved in reproduction. In a male, they include the penis, testicles, prostate and various tubular structures to transport seminal fluid and sperm. In a female, they include the clitoris, vagina, cervix, uterus, fallopian tubes and ovaries.

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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Lhote F, Mainguene C, Griselle-Wiseler V, et al: Giant cell arteritis of the female genital tract with temporal arteritis.
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There's a big filter in the female genital tract," says Asch.
In particular, a recent study suggested that a nonoxynol-9 product might have increased the risk of HIV infection, perhaps by causing genital tract lesions.
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