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intromission

 [in″tro-mish´un]
the entrance of one part or object into another.
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·tro·mis·sion

(in'trō-mish'ŭn),
The insertion or introduction of one part into another.
[intro- + L. mitto, to send]
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intromission

Sexology Insertion of one part–eg, the penis, into another–eg, the vagina
McGraw-Hill Concise Dictionary of Modern Medicine. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.

in·tro·mis·sion

(in'trō-mish'ŭn)
The insertion or introduction of one part into another.
[intro- + L. mitto, to send]
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012
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of mounts + intromissions from the male Frequency of lateral kicks by the female to the face of the male (per minute) Table 3.
Cette possibilite va completement a l'encontre de la volonte du fondateur, car le tombeau de famille acheve sa fonction avec l'intromission du dernier des descendants.
1040), known in the West as Alhazen, and expounded in his tome Kitab al-Manazir (Book of Optics), this theory was based on a notion of visual reception by intromission: Rays of light were thought to radiate from points on the surface of a given object, converging in the eye as a form (sura)--an inversion of the classical theory of extro-mission, which held that rays emerged from the eye.
Postpartum sexuality involves considerably more than the physical act of genital stimulation--with or without intromission or penile penetration--and depends on more than the physical state of recovery of the vagina (after vaginal delivery).
Intromission patterns can be distinguished behaviorally from mounts with penetration by the presence of deep thrust and springing dismount.
Mounting behavior: Mount frequency (MF) was determined by counting the number of pre-ejaculatory mounts with and without intromission in given period of observation.
There have been two basic models of visual perception in western civilization: intromission theory and extramission theory.
("'It is Zapatero's fault.' The president of Mexican catholic lawyers blamed the President of Spain for the approval of the same-sex marriage legislation in Mexico City, as guilty of an 'ideological intromission' and the 'imposition of the socialist agenda regarding abortion and same-sex marriages.'" (translation by author)).
Because of their economic importance and the extensive use of sterile male releases for tephritid control in Texas and Mexico, various aspects of their basic reproductive biology have been studied, but the process of intromission has received little attention.
Once the biting courtship phase was over and intromission was attained, there was a long, smooth and synchronous period of swimming during copulation, with no twisting.
In short, for Laudan, the most favourable way to improve scientific process is, undoubtedly, the analysis from an internal perspective, and accepting an intromission of outside values, which implies straining knowledge's rational process.