Genital meaning

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Of or relating to biological reproduction.
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Of or relating to the genitals.
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Of or relating to the final stage of psychosexual development in psychoanalytic theory, beginning in puberty and during which the genitals again become the focus of gratification, and interest develops in romantic and sexual relationships. The genital stage is preceded by the latency period.
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Of reproduction or the sexual organs.
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Of or relating to biological reproduction.
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Of or relating to the genitals.
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Of or relating to the final stage of psychosexual development in psychoanalytic theory, beginning in puberty and during which the genitals again become the focus of gratification, and interest develops in romantic and sexual relationships. The genital stage is preceded by the latency period.
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Of, or relating to biological reproduction.
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Of, or relating to the genitalia.
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(psychoanalysis) Of, or relating to psychosexual development during puberty.
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(rare) The genitalia.
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Origin of genital

  • Middle English from Latin genitālis from genitus past participle of gignere to beget genə- in Indo-European roots

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • From Middle English, from Latin genitalis (“of or belonging to generation”), from genitus, past participle of gignere (“to beget, generate”); see genus.

    From Wiktionary