detumescence


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detumescence

 [de″too-mes´ens]
the subsidence of congestion and swelling.

de·tu·mes·cence

(dē'tū-mes'ents),
Subsidence of a swelling.
[L. de, from, + tumesco, to swell up, fr. tumeo, to swell]

detumescence

/de·tu·mes·cence/ (de″tu-mes´ins) the subsidence of congestion and swelling.

detumescence

(dē′to͞o-mĕs′əns, -tyo͞o-)
n.
Reduction or lessening of a swelling, especially of a swollen organ or part.

de′tu·mes′cent adj.

de·tu·mes·cence

(dē'tū-mes'ĕns)
Subsidence of a swelling.
[L. de, from, + tumesco, to swell up, fr. tumeo, to swell]

detumescence

A return to normal, from a swollen state, of an organ or part, especially the penis.

detumescence

the subsidence of congestion and swelling.
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In one of our patients, detumescence occurred within (15) minutes with masterly inactivity only.
These men do not have a post-orgasmic refractory period and their orgasms are followed by neither detumescence nor hypersensitivity of the glans of the penis.
Suggestive as Brooks's erotic model is, it precludes patterns of sexual arousal other than tumescence and detumescence, most conspicuously, female pleasure.
Rachel Blau DuPlessis has explored the "seismic orgasm" in the writing of Mina Loy as an explicit critique of the theorizing of narrative by Scholes and Brooks, as implicated in the trajectory of male tumescence and detumescence.
Most illustrative of the distinct passage they see from an older imperialism to Empire is the detumescence of the nation-state and "imperial sovereignty," and its replacement by a fundamentally new supranational system of global flows of capital.
Mais sous ce modele de representation fixe par la topique de la difference sexuelle agit plus precisement le modele intratextuel de l'activite sexuelle virile, dans son double mouvement de tumescence et de detumescence.
Shields has written about how in the early 1980s she broke away from the traditional short story structure, which she describes with a sly hint at its gender affiliations as 'that holy line of rising action that is supposed to lead somewhere important, somewhere inevitable, modelled perhaps on the orgasmic pattern of tumescence followed by detumescence, an endless predictable circle of desire, fulfilment, and quiescence'.
In the event of priapism, the erection is pharmacologically reduced by infusing incremental doses of an adrenergic agonist, such as ephedrine, to the onset of detumescence.
The smooth muscle cells in segments of the penis (corpora cavernosa) can either 1) relax, thereby allowing increased blood flow to the penis, or tumescence, or they can 2) contract, resulting in detumescence, or the flaccid state of the penis.
The result, then, is a kind of historiographic detumescence, perhaps premature narration or even an action of narration that violates the available facts.
Once I hopped into the cockpit of an F-86 Sabrejet that rose in perpetual detumescence on a plinth commemorating the Korean War: waiting, thumbs on trigger grips, for the Sky Knight silhouette to fill my sights was a moment of hallucinatory glory.
Where Chernaik's Rochester enacts the narrow masculine plot of tragic detumescence, his Behn remains (femininely?