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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

/gen·i·ta·lia/ (jen″ĭ-tāl´e-ah) [L.] the reproductive organs.
ambiguous genitalia  genital organs with characteristics typical of both male and female, as seen in hermaphroditism and some types of pseudohermaphroditism.
external genitalia  the reproductive organs external to the body, including pudendum, clitoris, and female urethra in the female, and scrotum, penis, and male urethra in the male.
indifferent genitalia  the reproductive organs of the embryo prior to the establishment of definitive sex.
internal genitalia  the reproductive organs within the body, including ovaries, uterine tubes, uterus, and vagina in the female, and testes, epididymides, ductus deferentes, seminal vesicles, ejaculatory ducts, prostate, and bulbourethral glands in the male.

genitalia

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

genitalia

See 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.

genitalia

see genital system.

external genitalia
vulva of the female, testes, penis of the male.