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adj gen·i·tal \ˈjen-ə-təl\

Medical Definition of GENITAL

:  of, relating to, or being a sexual organ
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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