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coitus

 [ko´ĭ-tus]
sexual union by vagina between male and female; usually applied to the mating process in human beings. adj., adj co´ital.
coitus incomple´tus (coitus interrup´tus) coitus in which the penis is withdrawn from the vagina before ejaculation, a widely used but unreliable method of contraception.
coitus reserva´tus coitus in which ejaculation of semen is intentionally suppressed.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.

co·i·tus

(kō'i-tŭs), Avoid the mispronunciations kō-ē'tus, kō-ī'tus, and koy'tus.
Sexual union between male and female.
[L.]
Farlex Partner Medical Dictionary © Farlex 2012

coitus

(koi′təs, kō′ĭ-təs, kō-ē′-)
n.
Sexual union between a male and a female involving insertion of the penis into the vagina.

coit′al adj.
coit′al·ly adv.
The American Heritage® Medical Dictionary Copyright © 2007, 2004 by Houghton Mifflin Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Company. All rights reserved.
Sexual intercourse between a man and woman involving insertion of the penis into the vagina
Segen's Medical Dictionary. © 2012 Farlex, Inc. All rights reserved.

coitus

Coition, copulation Sexology Sexual union between a ♂ and ♀involving insertion of the penis into the vagina
McGraw-Hill Concise Dictionary of Modern Medicine. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.

co·i·tus

(kō'i-tŭs)
Sexual union.
Synonym(s): coition, copulation (1) , pareunia, sexual intercourse.
[L.]
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012

coitus

Copulation or the physical act of sex.
Collins Dictionary of Medicine © Robert M. Youngson 2004, 2005

coitus

the act of copulation between male and female animals during which sperm is transferred from male to female.
Collins Dictionary of Biology, 3rd ed. © W. G. Hale, V. A. Saunders, J. P. Margham 2005

co·i·tus

(kō'i-tŭs)
Sexual union.
Synonym(s): pareunia, sexual intercourse.
[L.]
Medical Dictionary for the Dental Professions © Farlex 2012

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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 ?

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of Cases Percentage Unknown 35 35 % History of Recent Coitus 23 23 % Genital Tract Infection 21 21 % Travel History 12 12 % Previous history of PPROM 09 09 % It is evident from above table that risk factors were unknown in 35% of cases, H/O recent coitus 23% cases, genital tract infection 21% cases, travel history 12% cases, previous history of pprom in 9% cases.
The mean time to resumption of coitus postpartum was longer than the reported figures from Uganda (7.06 weeks) (18) and Turkey (7.87 weeks) (23).Most women in this study had resumed sexual intercourse within a fortnight after puerperium.
That condoms were the preferred method of contraception, and coitus interruptus was the second most popular method, reflected findings from previous research involving Korean adolescents (Lee & Kang, 2011).
The gynecologist's expert witness argued that the patient told the gynecologist that she did not have unprotected coitus. The patient herself withheld information from the gynecologist that she had taken Plan B due to condom breakage.
Many conditions such as bleeding in pregnancy, genito-urinary infections, smoking, maternal weight, mechanical injury (trauma), coitus frequency, low socioeconomic status, nutrition, amniocentesis, foetal anomalies, intrauterine growth retardation (IUGR), uterine distension, history of PROM, etc.
The variables studied were age, place of birth, gestational age at first visit, gravidity, age at first coitus, number of sexual partners, tobacco use, Papanicolaou smear results, and cervical gonorrhea and Chlamydia test results.
Usually, they are asymptomatic but can be complicated by infection, trauma or can make coitus difficult, as with the patient in this report.
For example, while coitus interruptus is a safe method for any woman, regardless of her physical state, its relative ineffectiveness may not make it a good choice.
This routine is repeated several times with different men, and it's not until Laura meets Arturo (Gustavo Sanchez Parra), whose taste for violent coitus seems to be Laura's cup of tea, that we begin to notice how her manic routines and masochistic urges are sheltering a deeper trauma.
Of the 30 deaths, five took place before, 9 during and 16 after the coitus. These findings were consistent with data from another large-scale German study, which was a medico-legal post-mortem study performed in Frankfurt over a 33-yr period, about 31691 forensic autopsies revealed 68 (0.22%) natural deaths occurring during sexual activity (12).
The newspaper did not discuss whether the watchdog regards coitus itself to be contrary to childhood development, or any theories it may have about childrearing without conception.
In general, the more modern the study site, the greater the proportion of participants who had dated or engaged in fondling or coitus by age 16 or 18.