- of or relating to the genital phase of psychosexual development.
- of or relating to the centering of sexual impulses and excitation on the genitalia.
Origin of genital
OTHER WORDS FROM genitalpost·gen·i·tal, adjectivepre·gen·i·tal, adjectivesub·gen·i·tal, adjective
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How to use genital in a sentence
Nearly 70 percent of the adult population has been infected by either genital herpes or cold sores by the time they are 25, according to the Herpes Viruses Association cited in the BBC report.Two New Moms Died From Catastrophic Herpes. Did the Same Doctor Give It to Them?|Barbie Latza Nadeau|November 23, 2021|The Daily Beast
Medical guidelines do not recommend genital surgery for minors.Gender-affirming care improves the mental health of transgender youth|Maria Temming|October 21, 2021|Science News For Students
These included the pygophore, or genital capsule, a hardened cup that protects the internal genitalia and is lowered during mating to allow the inflated phallus to slide out.Feast your eyes on this 50-million-year-old assassin bug and its exquisite genitalia|Kate Baggaley|January 20, 2021|Popular-Science
They start talking about an earlier problem the patient had — a genital rash.
Loeffler’s proposed legislation is similar to Idaho’s new “Fairness in Women’s Sports Act” – a law that could require girls who excel in athletics to “prove their gender” through a genital exam, DNA test or testosterone test.‘Rainbow Wave’ Of LGBTQ Candidates Run And Win In 2020 Election|LGBTQ-Editor|November 4, 2020|No Straight News
Genital mutilation is practiced in various forms across the African continent, from Nigeria to Somalia.
Genital mutilation, for example, is not a just a medical problem but a legal problem.Female Judges From Around the Globe Convene in D.C.|Eve Conant|April 2, 2011|DAILY BEAST
Those are also the culprits in her other lifelong cause: ending the practice now called Female Genital Mutilation.
Genital duct diaulic, without open seminal groove; male and female apertures contiguous.
Genital duct always triaulic, and male and female apertures distant from each other.
Genital organization, therefore, may stand for the unconscious but not for the fore-conscious.A General Introduction to Psychoanalysis|Sigmund Freud
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, jen′i-tal, adj. belonging to generation or the act of producing.