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intercourse

 [in´ter-kors]
1. mutual exchange.
sexual intercourse
1. coitus.
2. any physical contact between two individuals involving stimulation of the genital organs of at least one.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.

in·ter·course

(in'tĕr-kōrs),
Communication or dealings between or among people.
[L. intercursus, a running between]
Farlex Partner Medical Dictionary © Farlex 2012

intercourse

Sexology
Penetration of a body part—e.g., vagina, anus—by a penis.
Segen's Medical Dictionary. © 2012 Farlex, Inc. All rights reserved.

intercourse

Sexology Sexual activity between 2 people–generally understood to be penovaginal or penoanal interaction; an obsolete usage defines intercourse as a nonsexual connection, interaction or conversation between people. See Anal, Coital fantasy, Coitus, Copulation, Fertility-focused intercourse, Mount.
McGraw-Hill Concise Dictionary of Modern Medicine. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.

in·ter·course

(in'tĕr-kōrs)
Communication or dealings between or among people.
See also: coitus
[L. intercursus, a running between]
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012

intercourse

1. Any form of human communication.
2. A popular term for SEXUAL INTERCOURSE, COITION or COPULATION.
Collins Dictionary of Medicine © Robert M. Youngson 2004, 2005

Patient discussion about intercourse

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 ?

A. If you think that you have HIV or you just want to be sure, you should go to your nearest clinic and get tested. They will know what tests you would need to take. Some clinics even do this kind of testing for free. Here is a website on different testings a nd prices: http://www.requestatest.com/STDtesting.aspx?utm_source=yahoo&utm_medium=cpc&utm_term=std-testing&utm_campaign=std_g01 You should always use precaution when having intercourse. You can never be to safe. Hope this helps.

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As a substitute for sexual intercourse Pedring offered a potion to drink which Lily agreed to take.
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