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po·tent

(pō'tĕnt),
1. Possessing force, power, strength.
See also: totipotent, pluripotent, unipotent.
2. Indicating the ability of a primordial cell to differentiate.
See also: totipotent, pluripotent, unipotent.
3. In psychiatry, possessing sexual potency.

potent

(pōt′nt)
adj.
1. Exerting or capable of exerting strong physiological or chemical effects.
2. Able to achieve and maintain an erection that allows for sexual intercourse. Used of a male.

potent

[pō′tənt]
Etymology: L, potentia, power
powerful or strong.

po·tent

(pō'tĕnt)
1. Possessing force, power, strength.
2. Indicating the ability of a primordial cell to differentiate.
3. Possessing sexual potency.
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