genital phase

genital phase

noun Psychoanalysis.
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 2½ and 7, marked by increased sexual and genital interest.
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genital phase n.
In psychoanalytic theory, the final stage of psychosexual development, reached in puberty, when erotic interest and activity are focused on a sexual partner.

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