genital tract


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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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Preoperative diagnosis is particularly difficult for complex genital tracts, especially for those with combinations of multiple urinary system malformations.
The fact that no microorganism was isolated in 20% of our patients might suggest that either the microorganisms were no more present on the cervix, though the abnormal vaginal discharge present in all women, or the disease resulted from genital tract contamination during intra-uterine procedures.
Tumors of the female genital tract along with other surgical specimens from gynecological operation theatres create the biggest burden of biopsy reporting at the Department of Pathology.
Differential regulation of endogenous pro-inflammatory cytokine genes by medroxyprogesterone acetate and norethisterone acetate in cell lines of the female genital tract.
Studies from Africa report cervical cancer as the most common genital tract cancer16-18.
This form is characterized by the observed discharge from the genital tract often accompanied by a putrid odor and irritation, itching, burning of genitals.
Results: A total of 1373 surgical specimens of female genital tract were submitted in 3 years, out of which 101 (7.
The aim of this study was to better define the histologic features of IMT in the female genital tract and to investigate the utility of detecting ALK-1 expression by immunohistochemistry (IHC) and ALK gene rearrangements by fluorescence in-situ hybridization (FISH).
The infection kills more than one in four infants who develop it, even if they are given antibiotics, and is usually caused by organisms from the mother's genital tract.
albicans infection, syphilis, HIV and bacterial vaginosis in females suffering lower genital tract infection symptoms in three healthcare attention sites in Bogota, Colombia, 2010.
A balanced colonisation by endogenous vaginal microflora of the lower female genital tract consists of predominantly Lactobacillus species, (1) co-existing with vaginal anaerobes and aerobes such as Streptococcus agalactiae (e.
Objectives: To analyze the pattern of genital tract tumour in terms of their age, mode and stage of presentation, histological subtypes and treatment modalities.