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pl. n. the reproductive organs of the male or female. The male genitalia include the penis, testes and related structures, prostate gland, seminal vesicles, and bulbourethral glands. The female genitalia consist of the vulva, vagina, vestibular glands, uterus, ovaries, fallopian tubes, and related structures. The external genitalia comprise the vulva (including the clitoris, labia, and vestibule of the vagina) in females and the penis and testicles in males. Also called genitals. See also ambiguous genitalia.

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1. adj. having the quality of diminishing or retarding a function or activity of a body system or organ.

2. n. any agent that has this quality, especially a CNS depressant.