sexual intercourse

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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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While attitudes toward sexual orientation are addressed in Part V, at this point it is important to note that the rabbis look with favor on heterosexual intercourse within marriage.
These terms separate heterosexual intercourse from emotions, intimacy, and cognition, and they correlate with the pervasive idea that many African American males of the hip-hop generation have embraced nihilism over emotions (De Genova 89-90).
Heterosexual intercourse: in heterosexual intercourse, and that means 95% of intercourse, the moral evil of using a condom is greater both intrinsically and extrinsically.
Two subsequent items asked whether the respondent had ever had heterosexual intercourse and, if so, whether first intercourse was consensual.
These two books are primarily concerned with visual representations of heterosexual intercourse in the Renaissance, painful and traumatic on the one hand, pleasurable and invigorating on the other.
The high incidence of HIV infection and AIDS in Africa, including South Africa, is due to its spread through heterosexual intercourse.
I think the poet depicts homosexual practices as the revolting invention of predatory brutes in order to maintain a reassuring boundary between licit and illicit and to remove from the courtly ideal of erotic artifice any taint of the stigma of effeminacy that usually was associated with heterosexual intercourse indulged in with no intention of procreation, but only for mutual delight" (8).
And in Latin America, infections are increasing through heterosexual intercourse, as opposed to homosexual practices and drug injection.
Heterosexual intercourse has become divorced from procreation, the nature of marriage and power dynamics within the nuclear family have changed and gender roles have been transformed.
Throughout Africa, heterosexual intercourse was responsible for an estimated 85% of new HIV infections in 1997.
Level of concern regarding STDs was high - 87% of sexually active adolescents (and 86% of those who had never engaged in sexual intercourse) reported that they were "very" to "extremely" concerned that they could contract an STD from heterosexual intercourse.