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gen·i·ta·li·a

(jen-i-tā'lē-ă), [TA] This word is grammatically plural.
The organs of reproduction or generation, external and internal.
[L. neut. pl. of genitalis, genital]

genitalia

(jĕn′ĭ-tā′lē-ə, -tāl′yə)
pl.n.
The genitals.

gen·i·ta·li·a

(jen'i-tā'lē-ă) [TA]
The organs of reproduction or generation, external and internal.
Synonym(s): genitals.
[L. neut. pl. of genitalis, genital]

genitalia

, genitals (jen-i-tal'e-a) (jen'i-tals)
Organs of generation; reproductive organs.

ambiguous genitalia

External reproductive organs that are not easily identified as male or female.
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FEMALE GENITAL ORGANS: Sagittal section showing organs within the pelvic cavity

female genitalia

Reproductive organs of the female sex. The external genitalia collectively are termed the vulva or pudendum and include the mons veneris, labia majora, labia minora, clitoris, fourchet, fossa navicularis, vestibule, vestibular bulb, Skene's glands, glands of Bartholin, hymen and vaginal introitus, and perineum. The internal genitalia are the two ovaries, two fallopian tubes, uterus, and vagina.
See: illustration
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MALE GENITAL ORGANS: Midsagittal section of male reproductive structures shown through the pelvic cavity

male genitalia

Reproductive organs of the male sex, including two bulbourethral (Cowper's) glands, two ejaculatory ducts, two glands producing spermatozoa (the testes or gonads), the penis with urethra, two seminal ducts (vasa deferentes or ducti deferentes), two seminal vesicles, two spermatic cords, the scrotum, and the prostate gland.
See: illustration; penis; prostate

genitalia

A term usually implying the external organs of generation-the labia majora and minora and the clitoris in the female and the penis, scrotum and testicles of the male. Strictly, the genitalia also include all the other parts concerned with reproduction-the vagina, uterus, fallopian tubes and ovaries in the female; and the spermatic cords, vasa deferentes, seminal vesicles and prostate gland in the male.

genitalia

the reproductive organs and their accessory parts.
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The aim of this work is to study the embryonic development of the female genital organs, describing the main stages of embryology, as well as the moment of their sexual differentiation, thus contributing to new research in the development and functioning of the female reproductive system.
In relation to the genital organs however, only the presence of the external genitalia in a given period is described, but development of internal and external genitalia events were not described by these authors.
Therefore, an experiment was conducted to examine whether or not feeding ZEA-contaminated (1.1 to 3.2 mg/kg) diet to post-weanling piglets will influence serum hormones, morphologic and apoptotic measurements of genital organs.
"Prevention of postoperative infectious complications in perimenopaus women with surgical correction of descent and prolapse of internal genital organs", the dissertation of the candidate of medical of sciences, Moscow
It is presumed that there is a strong correspondence between the structure of genital organs of both sexes likened to a "lock and key." This arrangement facilitates the mating between individuals of the same species and prevents mating between individuals of different species.
Female Genital Mutilation (FGM) is also known as female circumcision or cutting, and includes partial or total removal of the external female genital organs. It is usually performed without anaesthesia, using a knife, razor or scissors.
It consists of the total or partial removal of girls' and women's external genitalia or causing injury to women's genital organs. Where it occurs.
HPV strains are the most common sexually transmitted viruses, and HPV is linked to large numbers of cancers of the mouth and throat, cervix and genital organs.
The World Health Organization defines female genital cutting (FGC) as "all procedures which involve partial or total removal of the external female genital organs, whether for cultural or any other non-therapeutic reasons" (1).
It is now over a decade since the World Health Organization (WHO), United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) and the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) adopted the term "Female Genital Mutilation/Cutting" to refer to any procedure involving partial or total removal of the external female genitalia, or injury to female genital organs whether for cultural, religious or other non-therapeutic reasons.
The pathology of schistosomiasis in Ibadan, Nigeria, with special reference to the appendix, brain, pancrease and genital organs. Trans R Soc Trop Med Hyg 1975;69:153-162.
The results here presented demonstrate that the maturation of the internal male genital organs of L.