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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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The most emphasized responses of participants regarding the male's role in a relationship with a female were that he should be loyal and committed and should have sex.
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The Stanford researcher recommends a three-pronged approach to solving the problem of teen-age pregnancy: Trying to deter teen-agers from having sex until they are more mature; providing counseling on methods that prevent pregnancy and sexually transmitted diseases; and making such contraception more readily available when the teen-ager is emotionally and physically ready to have sex.

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