genitalia

[jen-i-tey-lee-uh, -teyl-yuh]
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Origin of genitalia

1875–80; < Latin genitālia, neuter plural of genitālis genital
Related formsgen·i·tal·ic [jen-i-tal-ik] /ˌdʒɛn ɪˈtæl ɪk/, gen·i·ta·li·al, adjective
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Related Words for genitalia

genitalia, nuts, gonads, vulva, testes, stones, pudenda, meat

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Word Origin and History for genitalia
n.

1876, Modern Latin, from Latin genitalia (membra), neuter plural of genitalis (see genital).

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genitalia in Medicine

genitalia

[jĕn′ĭ-tālē-ə, -tālyə]
pl.n.
  1. The reproductive organs, especially the external sex organs.
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