genitalia

[ jen-i-tey-lee-uh, -teyl-yuh ]
/ ˌdʒɛn ɪˈteɪ li ə, -ˈteɪl yə /

plural noun Anatomy.

the organs of reproduction, especially the external organs.

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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genitalia


n.

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

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Medicine definitions for genitalia

genitalia

[ jĕn′ĭ-tālē-ə, -tālyə ]

pl.n.

The reproductive organs, especially the external sex organs.
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