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copulate

(kŏp′yə-lāt′)
intr.v. copu·lated, copu·lating, copu·lates
1. To engage in sexual intercourse in which the penis is inserted into the vagina.
2. To transfer male reproductive cells from one individual to another, usually into an internal organ or cavity, such as a cloaca. Used of animals.
adj. (-lĭt)
Coupled; joined.

cop′u·la′tion n.
cop′u·la·to′ry (-lə-tôr′ē) adj.
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Females that copulated a second time after producing the third egg sac produced significantly more offspring in the fourth egg sac (Mann-Whitney-U-test, Z = -2.
Among other things, the Petition and supporting documents allege that Perez had the patient lie naked on the examination table, made inappropriate comments to her, inappropriately touched her, sexually assaulted her, and orally copulated her.
During mating, the females reached over to lick the base of the male's penis in 14 of the 20 pairs that copulated, they found.
The drunken bout didn't affect the male rodents' interest in sex: The hungover males copulated with the same vigor as 75 control males that were also paired with female rats.