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1. mutual exchange.
sexual intercourse
1. coitus.
2. any physical contact between two individuals involving stimulation of the genital organs of at least one.

sex·u·al in·ter·course

coitophobia, cypridophobia.

sexual intercourse

1. Sexual union between a male and a female involving insertion of the penis into the vagina.
2. Sexual activity that includes insertion of the penis into the anus or mouth.

sexual intercourse

See coitus.
The act in which the external male reproductive organ—penis—enters the external/accessible female reproductive tract—vagina


Sexual union.
Synonym(s): coition, copulation (1) , pareunia, sexual intercourse.

sexual intercourse

1. The totality of the physical and mental interplay between humans in which the explicit or implicit goal is bodily union and, ideally, the expression of love and affection.


mutual exchange.

sexual intercourse


pertaining to sex.

sexual behavior
includes masturbation, courtship, mating, estral display.
sexual cycle
estral cycle.
sexual differentiation
identification of the sex of a patient is done usually by an examination of external genitalia; preparation and examination of a karyotype is the preferred laboratory method.
sexual dimorphism
differences in structure or physical characteristics between males and females of the same species, e.g. horns in some breeds of sheep, feather coat color in many species of birds.
sexual intercourse
see mating.
sexual maturity
capable of mating. Occurs at different ages in different species and in different races and even breeds.
sexual receptivity
behavioral changes in female animals at the time of estrus; involves acceptance of male efforts at copulation and, in some species, actively seeking the male.
sexual rest
circumstances in which no sexual intercourse takes place.

Patient discussion about sexual intercourse

Q. what tests do i need to do to check that i don't have HIV? and how long does it take to get an answer? i had unprotected sex with this girl i met , and i am really afraid , things just happened really quickly and we had sex and i did not use condom , what should i do ?

A. If you think that you have HIV or you just want to be sure, you should go to your nearest clinic and get tested. They will know what tests you would need to take. Some clinics even do this kind of testing for free. Here is a website on different testings a nd prices: You should always use precaution when having intercourse. You can never be to safe. Hope this helps.

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Sexual pleasure was also described as an important physical motivator to have sex.
Discussions with the teens include the realities of trying to live a chaste life in a culture that encourages teens to have sex.
Supporters of abstinence-only sex-ed believe that giving kids info on birth control encourages them to have sex.
If a teenager is determined to have sex, he or she will do so with or without protection.
The Kaiser study's summary said earlier research has shown ``television plays a meaningful role in sexual socialization, in particular for young viewers,'' including consideration of ``who to have sex with, when to have sex with someone and what precautions, if any, are appropriate.
They fooled around but didn't have sex, which remained a possibility for when the pair planned to meet in San Francis co.
Twenty-two percent reported feeling angry, and 35% reported feeling sad, at least some of the time they have sex.
mentions condoms in one short paragraph: "Using condoms every time you have sex can reduce the danger of having sex.
Abstinent adolescents base their decision not to have sex on three factors: the fear of possible consequences, emotional confusion, and conservative or religious values, according to Lynn Blinn-Pike, director of the University of Missouri-Columbia Center on Adolescent Sexuality, Pregnancy and Parenting.
Tiffany Howerton, 14, said she broke up with her boyfriend after he began pressuring her to have sex.
They also told us they were more likely to have sex within a stable relationship, which is a positive thing.

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