genitalia

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genitalia

[‚jen·ə′tāl·yə]
(anatomy)
The organs of reproduction, especially those which are external.
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We described both species for the first time not only on the base of morphological characters but also explained the illustrations of male and female external and internal genitalia.
The development of the internal genitalia is dependent on the production, or lack of, of hormones from the foetal testis; both testosterone from the Leydig cells and anti-Mullerian hormone (AMH) from the embryonic Sertoli cells are needed.
Dissection of internal genitalia was performed on fresh material or by relaxing specimens in hot water for ca 1 h.
Abstract: Variations in external and internal genitalia could constitute into pre-zygote barriers that prevent mating, contributing to the divergence between populations of species and allowing the emergence of new species.
Pathologic reviews of internal genitalia after anterior exenteration for bladder cancer in women have revealed that genital organs could be preserved during orthotopic diversion; and patients might be spared from adverse effects such as acute early menopause, infertility, and cessation of sexual activity using this approach.