genital system

organs and tissues involved in the production and maturation of gametes and in their union and subsequent development as offspring
Hypernyms: ↑system
Part Holonyms:
Part Meronyms: ↑reproductive cell, ↑germ cell, ↑sex cell, ↑reproductive organ, ↑sex organ

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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  • genital system female — systema genitale femininum …   Medical dictionary

  • genital system male — systema genitale masculinum …   Medical dictionary

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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

  • system — 1. [TA] A consistent and complex whole made up of correlated and semiindependent parts. A complex of functionally related anatomic structures. 2. The entire organism seen as a complex organization of parts. 3. Any complex of structures… …   Medical dictionary

  • genital papilla — a small fleshy projection behind the anus, through which the genital and sometimes urogenital system communicates with the exterior. In males of some species, e.g. Cottidae, the papilla is developed into an intromittent organ. Also called… …   Dictionary of ichthyology

  • Genital corpuscles — Infobox Anatomy Name = PAGENAME Latin = c. genitale GraySubject = 233 GrayPage = 1060 Caption = Caption2 = System = Precursor = MeshName = MeshNumber = DorlandsPre = c 56 DorlandsSuf = 12261065 End bulbs found in the penis and the clitoris have… …   Wikipedia

  • genital armature — Those portions of the reproductive system directly involved in copulation …   Dictionary of invertebrate zoology

  • genital disc — (ARTHROPODA: Insecta) The imaginal disc from which the reproductive duct system and the external genitalia are formed in the vinegar fly, Drosophila …   Dictionary of invertebrate zoology

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