external genitalia
genitalia genitalia n. The sex organs, especially the external sex organs, called the {external genitalia}; the genitals.

Syn: genital, genitals, private parts, privates, crotch. [WordNet 1.5]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • Male external genitalia — Latin organa genitalia masculina externa The male external genitalia refers to the portion of the male reproductive system consisting of penis, urinary tract, and scrotum …   Wikipedia

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  • genitalia — n. The sex organs, especially the external sex organs, called the {external genitalia}; the genitals. Syn: genital, genitals, private parts, privates, crotch. [WordNet 1.5] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Genitalia — The male or female reproductive organs. The genitalia include internal structures, such as the ovaries, and external structures, such as the penis. * * * The organs of reproduction or generation, external and internal. SYN: organa g. [TA],… …   Medical dictionary

  • genitalia — genitalic /jen i tal ik/, genitalial, adj. /jen i tay lee euh, tayl yeuh/, n.pl. Anat. the organs of reproduction, esp. the external organs. [1875 80; < L genitalia, neut. pl. of GENITALIS GENITAL] * * * …   Universalium

  • genitalia — [[t]ʤe̱nɪte͟ɪliə[/t]] N PLURAL A person s or animal s genitalia are their external sexual organs. [FORMAL] …   English dictionary

  • genitalia — gen•i•ta•li•a [[t]ˌdʒɛn ɪˈteɪ li ə, ˈteɪl yə[/t]] n. pl. anat. the organs of reproduction, esp. the external organs • Etymology: 1875–80; < L genitālia, neut. pl. of genitālis genital gen i•tal′ic ˈtæl ɪk gen i•ta′li•al, adj …   From formal English to slang

  • genitalia — noun plural Etymology: Latin, from neuter plural of genitalis Date: 1876 the organs of the reproductive system; especially the external genital organs • genitalic adjective …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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