coitus interruptus


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coitus

 [ko´ĭ-tus]
sexual union by vagina between male and female; usually applied to the mating process in human beings. adj., adj co´ital.
coitus incomple´tus (coitus interrup´tus) coitus in which the penis is withdrawn from the vagina before ejaculation, a widely used but unreliable method of contraception.
coitus reserva´tus coitus in which ejaculation of semen is intentionally suppressed.

co·i·tus in·ter·rup·'tus

sexual intercourse that is interrupted before the male ejaculates.

coitus interruptus

(ĭn′tə-rŭp′təs)
n.
Sexual intercourse deliberately interrupted by withdrawal of the penis from the vagina prior to ejaculation.

coitus interruptus

coitus interruptus

A form of natural family planning in which the man's orgasm and ejaculation are an out-of-body experience. See Contraception, Natural family planning, Pearl index.

co·i·tus in·ter·rup·tus

(kō'i-tŭs in-tĕr-rŭp'tŭs)
Sexual intercourse that is stopped before the male ejaculates.
Synonym(s): withdrawal (5) .

coitus interruptus

Withdrawal of the penis from the vagina after copulation has been in progress for some time, but before the male orgasm and ejaculation, occur. An unreliable method of contraception, liable to let couples down in more ways than one.
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PASSION: Coitus interruptus in the form of Plenty being hurled out of the hotel window by Tiffany Case's heavies into a fortuitously positioned swimming pool.
Noonan observed in his classic book on the subject, French Catholics, among the first to be faced with the problem, responded with coitus interruptus (and, it would seem, the invention of the condom).
Reverse gear" (marcia in dietro), as coitus interruptus is called throughout Italy, was not a taboo topic back then but the entire subject of sex was sufficiently delicate that the authors asked questions separately, she of village women and he of the men.
Most family-planning experts advise against the withdrawal method - known as coitus interruptus - as it's risky.
Festival of the Poor refers to sexual intercourse, which was often the only festival available to poor people (and still is, I suppose) but how much fun can there be in coitus interruptus ?
After all, what heterosexual male allows coitus interruptus in the form of a man bearing lights and cameras?
As a spate of contemporary studies reveals, most of them depended on coitus interruptus (male withdrawal) for pregnancy prevention, with condom use - popular among immigrants and the working class - ranking a close second.
3 Coitus interruptus Getting down to it on his desk after office hours, knowing that the cleaner could walk in at any moment.
Coitus interruptus made inroads into marriage from the late sixteenth century on,(76) but not distinctively among minorities with low fertility rates except French bluebloods, so it did not add up.
Coitus interruptus (withdrawing before ejaculation) is not safe - many women have become pregnant that way.