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male

 [māl]
an individual of the sex that produces spermatozoa.
male erectile disorder the psychiatric term for psychogenic impotence; a sexual dysfunction involving failure by a male to attain or maintain erection until completion of sexual relations causing significant distress or interpersonal difficulty. See also female sexual arousal disorder.
male orgasmic disorder persistently delayed or absent orgasm in a man after a normal sexual excitement phase that is adequate in focus, intensity, and duration. The most common form involves inability to achieve orgasm during intercourse although it can be achieved by manual or oral stimulation. See also female orgasmic disorder.

male

(māl),
1. In zoology, denoting the sex to which those belong that produce sperms; a person of that sex.
2. Synonym(s): masculine
[L. masculus, fr. mas, male]

male

(māl)
1. the sex that produces spermatozoa.

male

(māl)
adj.
1.
a. Of, relating to, or designating the sex that has organs to produce spermatozoa for fertilizing ova.
b. Characteristic of or appropriate to this sex in humans and other animals: male hormones; male fashions.
c. Consisting of members of this sex: a male choir.
2. Of or denoting the gamete that is smaller and more motile than the other corresponding gamete. Used of anisogamous organisms.
3. Botany
a. Relating to or designating organs, such as anthers or antheridia, that produce gametes capable of fertilizing those produced by female organs.
b. Bearing stamens but not pistils; staminate: male flowers.
4. Designating an object, such as an electric plug, designed for insertion into another part or a socket.
n.
1. A male organism.
2. A man or boy.

male′ness n.

male

Etymology: L, mas
1 adj, pertaining to the sex that produces sperm cells and fertilizes the female egg to beget offspring; masculine.
2 n, a male person.

male

A man; an XY chromosome carrier.

male

Dude, guy, feller, man, chap, bloke

male

(māl)
1. zoology Denoting the sex to which those belong that produce sperms; an individual of that sex.
2. Synonym(s): masculine.
[L. masculus, fr. mas, male]

male

an individual of the sex that produces spermatozoa.

male castrate
male feminizing syndrome
male genital system
is comprised essentially of penis, prepuce, scrotum, testicles, epididymis, vas deferens, prostate, seminal vesicles, bulbourethral glands and the male urethra.
male pseudohermaphrodite
male sex hormones
testosterone is the most important male hormone. Weaker androgens are androstenedione and dihydroepiandrosterone.

Patient discussion about male

Q. can a bladder infection affect male's ability to have sex?

A. I haven't heard about such an association However, this is only general statement, so if you have any concerns you may want to consult a doctor.

You may read more here:
www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/ency/article/000521.htm

Q. what is the required weight for 173 cm male?

A. here is a link to a Wikipedia that comes handy, it's about the BMI (body mass index) system:
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Body_mass_index

Q. How can a male have a breast cancer? hello, I have a weird question here and I am not sure how many have come across this? I am not sure but I need to know whether this could be true ……my boyfriend who has been diagnosed with breast cancer……it is terribly strange but how on earth this could be possible?..I strongly think that it must be a chest cancer but they call it breast cancer. How can a male have a breast cancer?

A. Yes Saloni, Male breast cancers do exist but it is very rare. It’s called breast cancer because males do have some nonfunctioning breast tissues i.e. they can’t produce milk. It’s only found in just 1% patients. I feel sorry that your boyfriend has been diagnosed with one. However I think with proper treatment and medication, It can be cured.

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