[ jen-i-tey-lee-uh, -teyl-yuh ]
/ ˌdʒɛn ɪˈteɪ li ə, -ˈteɪl yə /
plural noun Anatomy.
the organs of reproduction, especially the external organs.
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Origin of genitalia
1875–80; <Latin genitālia, neuter plural of genitālisgenital
OTHER WORDS FROM genitaliagen·i·tal·ic [jen-i-tal-ik], /ˌdʒɛn ɪˈtæl ɪk/, gen·i·ta·li·al, adjective
Words nearby genitalia
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Example sentences from the Web for genitalia
Genitalia of a male Noctuid from below : the parts separated out.
Genitalia: the external organs of generation with all appendages.
Medical definitions for genitalia
[ jĕn′ĭ-tā′lē-ə, -tāl′yə ]
The reproductive organs, especially the external sex organs.
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