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Genital organ

Synonyms: organum genitalium, genital, genitals, reproductive organ, sexual organ, sex organ
German: Geschlechtsorgan

1 Definition

The genital organs or genitalia are the organs of the human body that serve for (reproduction). They represent the primary sexual characteristics.

With regard to the fact that these elements of the sexual organs mainly involve being hollow and muscular in structure, the descriptive term genital tract is also used.

2 Sexual organs of the man (organa genitalia masculina)

2.1 External genitalia

2.2 Internal genitalia

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3 Sexual organs of the woman (organa genitalia feminina)

3.1 External genitalia

  • pubis (vulva, pudendum femininum)

3.2 Internal genitalia

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