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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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