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copulatory

pertaining to or emanating from copulation.

copulatory apparatus
those parts of the genital organs involved in copulation; the penis, vulva and vagina. Term used in relation to birds where genitalia are concealed.
copulatory inability
the male is able to maintain an erection but unable to penetrate the female.
copulatory tie
during the second stage of coitus the male dog dismounts and faces the opposite way to the bitch but they remain locked together by their genitals for some minutes. Called also genital lock.
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In this study, copulatory actions of ghrelin and its specific antagonist, DLS, were examined.
The term epigynum refers to the external parts and the term vulva refers to the internal parts of the female copulatory organ.
Copulatory mechanism in Holocnemus pluchei and Pholcus opilionoides, with notes on male cheliceral apophyses and stridulatory organs in Pholcidae (Araneae).
An ejaculation occurred after 6-15 intromissions and was followed by a period of 5-10 minutes post ejaculatory interval during which the male is refractory to further copulatory activity.
4) Post-ejaculatoiy interval (PEI): time from ejaculation to the first intromission of the second copulatory series.
potency) necessary for successful execution of copulatory patterns.
Gutierrez and Suriano (1992) added generic characteristics and Kritsky and Gutierrez (1998) proposed an emended diagnosis which characterizes Demidospermus as species having: tandem gonads; counterclockwise coiled male copulatory organ; sinistral vaginal aperture; U-, W-, or V-shaped haptoral bars; subspherical eye granules and a sheath like accessory piece serving as a guide for the male copulatory organ.
For example, the medial preoptic area (MPOA) has been shown to be important for sexual arousal, copulatory behaviour, and the refractory period of male rats (Hoffman, Gerall, & Kalivas, 1987; Oomura, Aou, Koyama, Fujita, & Yoshimatsu, 1988).
The structure, function, and postembryonic development of the male and female copulatory organs of the black widow spider Latrodectus curacaviensis (Muller).
Modifications in the copulatory performance of Male Rats Produced by repeated peripheral shock.