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pen·e·tra·tion

(pen'ĕ-trā'shŭn),
1. A piercing or entering.
2. Mental acumen.
3. Synonym(s): focal depth
[L. penetratio, fr. penetro, pp. -atus, to enter]

penetration

[pen′ətrā′shən]
1 a piercing or entering.
2 intellectual discernment.
3 a stage in establishment of a viral infection in which the viral genetic material enters the host cell through fusion, phagocytosis, or injection.

penetration

noun Entry by force; infiltration; insertion.

Forensics
noun The entry of a sharp object or projectile into the body.

Sexology
noun Entry into a natural orifice (e.g., vaginal or anal intercourse).

penetration

Managed care See HMO penetration Sexology Entrance of the penis into the vagina or anus. See Sexual penetration.

pen·e·tra·tion

(pen'ĕ-trā'shŭn)
1. A piercing or entering.
2. Mental acumen.
3. Synonym(s): focal depth.
[L. penetratio, fr. penetro, pp. -atus, to enter]

penetration (pen´ətrā´shən),

n the ability of radiation to extend down into and go through substances. The degree of penetration is determined by the kilovoltage.
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