genital


gen·i·tal

adjective \ˈje-nə-təl\

: of or relating to the sexual organs

Full Definition of GENITAL

1
2
:  of, relating to, or being a sexual organ
3
:  of, relating to, or characterized by the stage of psychosexual development in psychoanalytic theory during which oral and anal impulses are subordinated to adaptive interpersonal mechanisms
gen·i·tal·ly \-tə-lē\ adverb

Origin of GENITAL

Middle English, from Latin genitalis, from genitus, past participle of gignere to beget — more at kin
First Known Use: 14th century

gen·i·tal

adjective \ˈjen-ə-təl\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of GENITAL

2
: of, relating to, or being a sexual organ
3
a : of, relating to, or characterized by the stage of psychosexual development in psychoanalytic theory following the latency period and during which oral and anal impulses are subordinated to adaptive interpersonal mechanisms b : of, relating to, or characterized by a personality in the genital stage of psychosexual development especially as typified by normal sexual desires and by concern for the happiness and pleasures of others—compare anal 2, oral 3
gen·i·tal·ly \-ē\ adverb

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