nocturnal emission


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emission

 [e-mish´un]
1. a discharge.
2. an involuntary discharge of semen.
nocturnal emission reflex emission of semen during sleep.
thermionic emission the application of heat, such as to a filament, resulting in the emission of electrons and ions.

noc·tur·nal e·mis·sion

a seminal discharge occurring during sleep.

nocturnal emission

n.
An involuntary ejaculation of semen during sleep.

nocturnal emission

involuntary emission of semen during sleep, usually in association with an erotic dream. Also called wet dream.

nocturnal emission

Night visitor, polluting dream, sex dream, wet dream Semen seeping while sleeping; NE occurs during REM sleep and may be accompanied by erotic dream(s).

nocturnal emission

Spontaneous ejaculation, with orgasm, occurring during sleep, often at the climax of an erotic dream. The phenomenon is experienced from time to time by most males with restricted sexual opportunities who do not regularly masturbate. Also known as a ‘wet dream’.
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One investigation of first ejaculation found that 90% of participants reported receiving no information about nocturnal emission from either parent (Shipman, 1971).
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