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coitus incomple´tus (coitus interrup´tus) coitus in which the penis is withdrawn from the vagina before ejaculation, a widely used but unreliable method of contraception.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.
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coitus (koi′təs, kō′ĭ-təs, kō-ē′-)
Sexual union between a male and a female involving insertion of the penis into the vagina.
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
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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.
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
Medical Dictionary for the Dental Professions © Farlex 2012
Patient discussion about coitus
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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