detumescence


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detumescence

 [de″too-mes´ens]
the subsidence of congestion and swelling.

de·tu·mes·cence

(dē'tū-mes'ents),
Subsidence of a swelling.
[L. de, from, + tumesco, to swell up, fr. tumeo, to swell]

detumescence

(dē′to͞o-mĕs′əns, -tyo͞o-)
n.
Reduction or lessening of a swelling, especially of a swollen organ or part.

de′tu·mes′cent adj.

de·tu·mes·cence

(dē'tū-mes'ĕns)
Subsidence of a swelling.
[L. de, from, + tumesco, to swell up, fr. tumeo, to swell]

detumescence

A return to normal, from a swollen state, of an organ or part, especially the penis.
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False penile fracture has been described in the setting of penile trauma with swelling and ecchymosis, though the classic "pop" sound and rapid detumescence are absent.[sup.27] The most common mimic of penile fracture is vascular injury to the dorsal penile artery and vein and is an instance where cavernosography may be useful.[sup.28,29] When discovered intra-operatively, the injured dorsal penile vein may be managed with ligation.[sup.30]
Interestingly, spontaneous penile detumescence was achieved after this procedure, and the patient regained normal erectile function, as well as normal penile hemodynamics, as evident by the penile duplex evaluation after 3 months.
The patient had the aspiration of the corpora cavernosa and irrigation with epinephrine and achieved detumescence which was not sustained.
Benztropine mesylate, a cholinergic blocker administered systemically or 1% phenylephrine HCl, a sympathomimetic drug aseptically injected directly into the CCP (2 to 10 mg), have been used successfully to bring about detumescence in horses affected with priapism.
Most of the patient give symptoms including cracking sound followed by sudden detumescence with painful penile swelling.
Penile detumescence was achieved within the next hour, and the patient was discharged the following evening with oral antibiotics and pain control.
Detumescence was achieved by cavernosal irrigation with 0.90% w/v saline, followed by insertion of cavernospongious shunt under general anaesthesia.
Likewise, "causa secunda" means a subsequent cause of shame, as in the shame following the detumescence. Because he changed "facti pudor" to a shame related to the remorse brought on by doing something immoral, Marlowe treats "causa secunda" as a simultaneous cause that supplements the drug and operates on the mind.
Ellis makes the "facts of normal sex psychology" the signature concern of his Studies in the Psychology of Sex, opening the first volume with a study of female modesty and developing, in the second volume, his theory of tumescence and detumescence as a framework for understanding all forms of human sexual behavior.
Many scholars and critics were perplexed by the numerous digressions, the abrupt denouement, the apparent vacuity of the embedded scenes, as well as the resort to prior fictional material, which they perceived as utter lack of inspiration: "if you look at all of Roth's books, this is a footnote--"this quote is from an unidentified audience member in Derek Royal Parker's roundtable discussion (26)--"the feeblest fiction Roth has written for a long time" (Kemp <http://www.thesundaytimes.co.uk/sto/culture/books/fiction/article72424.ece>), "detumescence, a novel that withers on the vine" (Churchwell <http://www.theguardian.com/books/2007/oct/06/fiction.philiproth>).
The mingled pressure of both affective states, the coming together of a brown diasporic body and a white English body, effect a reconfiguration of power's energies: a detumescence of history's thrust, a displacement (if not erasure) of animosity by amour.
racemosa roots have been used for their peptic, relieving phlegm, detumescence, anti-inflammatory, and vermifuge properties [3].