Genital cord
Genital Gen"i*tal, a. [L. genitalis, fr. genere, gignere, to beget: cf. F. g['e]nital. See {Gender}.] Pertaining to generation, or to the generative organs; as, genital herpes. [1913 Webster]

{Genital cord} (Anat.), a cord developed in the fetus by the union of portions of the Wolffian and M["u]llerian ducts and giving rise to parts of the urogenital passages in both sexes. [1913 Webster]


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  • Genital herpes — A viral infection transmitted through intimate contact with the moist mucous linings of the genitals. This contact can involve the mouth, the vagina or the genital skin. The herpes simplex type 2 virus enters the mucous membranes through… …   Medical dictionary

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