genital

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adjective gen·i·tal \ˈje-nə-təl\

Definition of genital

  1. 1 :  generative

  2. 2 :  of, relating to, or being a sexual organ

  3. 3 :  of, relating to, or characterized by the stage of psychosexual development in psychoanalytic theory following the latency (see latency 3) period and during which oral and anal impulses are subordinated to adaptive interpersonal mechanisms

genitally

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Origin and Etymology of genital

Middle English, from Latin genitalis, from genitus, past participle of gignere to beget — more at kin


GENITAL Defined for English Language Learners

genital

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Definition of genital for English Language Learners

  • : of or relating to the sexual organs


GENITAL Defined for Kids

genital

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adjective gen·i·tal \ˈje-nə-təl\

Definition of genital for Students

  1. :  of or relating to reproduction or the sexual organs


Medical Dictionary

genital

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adjective gen·i·tal \ˈjen-ə-təl\

Medical Definition of genital

  1. 1:  generative

  2. 2:  of, relating to, or being a sexual organ

  3. 3a:  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 mechanismsb:  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

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