functional impotence


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functional impotence

See impotence.

func·tion·al im·po·tence

(fŭngk'shŭn-ăl im'pŏ-tĕns)
An intermittent erectile dysfunction that is more psychogenic than physiologic in source; varies in degree depending on circumstance and sexual partner.

functional impotence

Impotence not due to an organic or anatomical defect; usually of psychogenic origin. The individual may experience impotence with one or more sexual partners, but not with others.
See also: impotence
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