genital genital  /ˈdʒɛ nə təl/

Definition(s):

  • (adj) of or relating to the external sex organs

Usage(s):

  1. Michelle Richardson, of Fort Worth, Texas, says her 5-year-old has two genital disorders due to his botched circumcision.
  2. The second usually shows up in the genital area of both sexes, and sometimes on the thighs and buttocks.
  3. From 1996 to 2003, total cases of chlamydia, genital herpes, gonorrhea, syphilis and genital warts among people over 45 increased 127%, from 344 cases in 1996 to 780 in 2003.

News

  1. Morning-After Pill Gets OK; FGM Fatality in Egypt

    The Obama administration will now allow minors to obtain emergency contraceptive without restrictions. But a 13-year-old Egyptian teen has died while undergoing female genital mutilation.
    on June 15, 2013     Source: Women's eNews

  2. Africa's New Agents of Progress in Female Health: Traditional Male Chiefs

    Some groups are making strides at ending child marriage and female genital mutilation by reaching out to the men in charge.        
    on June 14, 2013     Source: The Atlantic

  3. Africa's New Women's Health Advocates: Traditional Male Chiefs

    Some groups are making strides at ending child marriage and female genital mutilation by reaching out to the men in charge.        
    on June 13, 2013     Source: The Atlantic

Quotes

  1. "If we can come together for a sustained push, female genital mutilation can vanish within a generation," said UN Deputy Secretary General Asha-Rose Migiro during the launch. "But this goal demands both increased resources and strengthened...
    on Feb 27, 2008 By: Asha-Rose Migiro Source: Mathaba.Net

  2. "Genital warts are distressing to the patient, as well as being difficult and expensive to treat," said Professor Basil Donovan, head of the Sexual Health Program at the University of NSW's National Centre in HIV Epidemiology and Clinical...
    on Jul 5, 2010 By: Donovan Source: Sydney Morning Herald

  3. "The board based its analysis on a false premise: that female genital mutilation is a one-time act that cannot be repeated on the same woman," Mukasey wrote in his order. "As several courts have recognized, female genital mutilation is indeed...
    on Sep 22, 2008 By: Michael Mukasey Source: Minneapolis Star Tribune

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