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emission

 [e-mish´un]
1. a discharge.
2. an involuntary discharge of semen.
nocturnal emission reflex emission of semen during sleep.
thermionic emission the application of heat, such as to a filament, resulting in the emission of electrons and ions.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.

noc·tur·nal e·mis·sion

a seminal discharge occurring during sleep.
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nocturnal emission

n.
An involuntary ejaculation of semen during sleep.
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nocturnal emission

Night visitor, polluting dream, sex dream, wet dream Semen seeping while sleeping; NE occurs during REM sleep and may be accompanied by erotic dream(s).
McGraw-Hill Concise Dictionary of Modern Medicine. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.

nocturnal emission

Spontaneous ejaculation, with orgasm, occurring during sleep, often at the climax of an erotic dream. The phenomenon is experienced from time to time by most males with restricted sexual opportunities who do not regularly masturbate. Also known as a ‘wet dream’.
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