- of or relating to the genital phase of psychosexual development.
- of or relating to the centering of sexual impulses and excitation on the genitalia.
- genital cord,
- genital corpuscle,
- genital herpes,
- genital mutilation,
- genital organ
Origin of genital
Origin of genitals
Examples from the Web for genital
Genital organization, therefore, may stand for the unconscious but not for the fore-conscious.A General Introduction to Psychoanalysis|Sigmund Freud
Genital duct diaulic, without open seminal groove; male and female apertures contiguous.
Genital, jen′i-tal, adj. belonging to generation or the act of producing.
Genital tuft: in Lepidoptera; an expansible tuft of fine hair believed to be scent-producing.Explanation of Terms Used in Entomology|John. B. Smith
Genital duct always triaulic, and male and female apertures distant from each other.
Word Origin for genital
genitalia (ˌdʒɛnɪˈteɪlɪə, -ˈteɪljə)
late 14c., in membres genytal "the genitals," from Latin genitalis "pertaining to generation or birth" (also a by-name of the goddess Diana), from genitus, past participle of gignere "to beget" (see genus). As a noun meaning "sex organ" from mid-15c.
"reproductive organs," late 14c., from genital (adj.).