genitalia

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genitalia

[‚jen·ə′tāl·yə]
(anatomy)
The organs of reproduction, especially those which are external.
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Success in observing the effect of ZEA-contaminated diets on serum hormones, changes of morphologic structure of genital organs, and anti-apoptotic effect on ovarian granulosa cells in the current study may be very significant.
Genital organs of the following Hemicloea sundevalli Thorell, 1870 specimens were examined.
Nine patients were excluded from the study-3 with a history of previous hysterectomy and bilateral salpingo-oophorectomy for benign causes, 2 with an orthotopic neobladder urinary diversion without urethrectomy and vaginal wall excision, and 4 with non-transitional cell cancers (2 carcinosarcoma, 2 squamous cell carcinoma)-as the aim of the study was to determine the status of all genital organs in patients with transitional cell carcinoma (TCC).
He thinks the company actively purchases the male genital organs of spotted seals, which encourages poaching and killing of seals near the Changxing Island and Lushun coastal fishing villages.
The only neoplasms showing elevated risks were penis and other cancer of male genital organs (5 deaths; SMR = 3.
This investigation is based on the examination of male genital organs from the following 44 species representing 16 of the 19 extant genera, including species of four genera of Miratemninae.
The audience sees crippled and blind crying babies, horrible pox-ridden arms and legs, a festering sore where someone's eye used to be, and the big payoff, introduced by the title card "Doctors and Health Officials Agree--These shocking pictures of infected genital organs will awaken you
But Lord Nicholls said functioning genital organs cannot be constructed and chromosomal patterns cannot be changed.
In her introduction to the data she makes reference to a small sample of medical literature which recommended circumcision for girls who persisted in the habit, and a rather more popular German book which recorded that some doctors "armed with great knives and scissors" threaten boys with a "painful operation or even to cut off the genital organs.
The plaintiffs had challenged a 1998 Alabama law that made it unlawful to sell "any obscene material or any device designed or marketed as useful primarily for the stimulation of human genital organs," arguing that the law violated their right to privacy.
Texas statute says an obscene device is a simulated sexual organ or an item designed or marketed as useful primarily for the stimulation of human genital organs," says an article in the Longview News-Journal.
Another type of lesion--condyloma latum--can also appear, usually as warty patches on the genital organs.