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gen·i·ta·li·a

 (jĕn′ĭ-tā′lē-ə, -tāl′yə)
pl.n.
The genitals.

[Latin genitālia, pl. of genitāle, genital organ, from neuter of genitālis, genital; see genital.]

gen•i•ta•li•a

(ˌdʒɛn ɪˈteɪ li ə, -ˈteɪl yə)

n.pl.
the organs of reproduction, esp. the external organs.
[1875–80; < Latin genitālia, neuter pl. of genitālis genital]
gen`i•tal′ic (-ˈtæl ɪk) gen`i•ta′li•al, adj.

genitalia

sex organs
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.genitalia - external sex organgenitalia - external sex organ      
reproductive organ, sex organ - any organ involved in sexual reproduction
pudendum - human external genital organs collectively especially of a female
female genital organ, female genitalia, female genitals, fanny - external female sex organs; "in England `fanny' is vulgar slang for female genitals"
Translations
genitália

genitalia

[ˌdʒenɪˈteɪlɪə] NPLgenitales mpl

genitalia

[ˌdʒɛnɪˈteɪliə] nplorganes mpl génitaux

genitalia

pl (form)Genitalien pl

genitalia

[ˌdʒɛnɪˈteɪlɪə] n (frm) → genitali mpl
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The main complaints at presentation were ambiguous genitalia (30.
When his mother delivered him, she noticed that her first born child had ambiguous genitalia displaying both male and female organs.
5% (N=6) were male and female respectively, one foetus had Ambiguous genitalia.
Complications in males often include hypospadias, ambiguous genitalia, and infertility.
They occur in association with sex chromosome disorders and ambiguous genitalia.
Cortisol deficiency and over-production of androgens can lead to increased mortality, infertility and severe development defects, including ambiguous genitalia, precocious puberty and short stature.
The person was assigned male at birth despite having ambiguous genitalia and realized during puberty that they didn't feel right with the classification.
1] These include undescended testes, ambiguous genitalia, hydronephrosis, bladder extrophy, cloacal extrophy, patent urachus, polycystic kidneys, hypospadias, bifid scrotum, posterior urethral valves, absent kidney, horseshoe kidney, renal cyst and epispadias.
2) Leaving aside the false assertion that, except in cases of ambiguous genitalia, anatomical sex is "assigned" at birth, the fact that one's beliefs are "deeply held" does not make them any more correct or closer to objective reality than if they were held but lightly.
Children presenting with ambiguous genitalia are a difficult situation to handle.
porcellus when used as experimental models may be useful in those studies on sexual infantilism in women, polycystic ovary syndrome, ambiguous genitalia at birth, pseudohermaphroditism, female genital virilization (Nobrega et al.
An experienced multidisciplinary team is required for the proper care of children with ambiguous genitalia, which is usually found in tertiary and university care centers [1-3].