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Pertaining to coitus.


Referring to coitus, see there.


Pertaining to coitus.


Sexual intercourse between a man and a woman by insertion of the penis into the vagina. Synonym: coition; copulation; sexual intercoursecoital (-tal), adjective

coitus interruptus

Coitus with withdrawal of the penis from the vagina before seminal emission occurs. This is not an effective method of contraception.

coitus reservatus

Coitus with intentional suppression of ejaculation.

coitus Saxonius

Coitus with manual pressure placed either on the urethra at the underside of the penis or in the perineum to block the emission of semen at ejaculation; also called the squeeze technique. It is used to prevent premature ejaculation.
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The argument for a married couple's right to reproduce coitally derives from Griswold v.
Building upon his reading of the case law, Robertson makes the following argument: if fertile persons possess a constitutional right to reproduce under Skinner, then infertile persons must possess such a right as well because "the values and interests that undergird the right of coital reproduction clearly exist with the coitally infertile" (p.
I]f one has a right to procreate coitally, then one has the right to reproduce non-coitally.
At most a right to procreate coitally for married couples might be recognized because of the long tradition associating marriage and coital reproduction.
We note that a clear majority of sexually experienced women in each age group (76% to 85%) was also currently coitally active based on their reports of having had sexual intercourse during the preceding six months.
The relationship between reproductive and contraceptive knowledge (RCK) and contraceptive behavior has been studied extensively in an effort to address coitally active teenagers' ineffective patterns of contraceptive use.
Since courts have recognized persons' rights to reproduce coitally, and not to reproduce coitally, their right to pursue those ends by noncoital means, if necessary, must also be protected.
Eleven percent of respondents had never had intercourse: of those who had, 88% were coitally active during the previous six months.
Contraceptive neglect was often present among younger unmarried women, with only 60% of coitally active 15- to 17-year-olds and only 68% of 18- to 24-year-olds reporting that they always used a method of contraception during the preceding six months.