Meaning of genital phase

gen'ital phase"

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— Psychoanal. Psychoanal.
  1. the final stage of psychosexual development, in which a person achieves an affectionate, mature relationship with a sexual partner.
  2. the childhood stage between 2 and 7, marked by increased sexual and genital interest.
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