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penile

 [pe´nīl]
of or pertaining to the penis.
penile prosthesis a device that is surgically implanted to overcome the problem of impotence. Several different designs are currently available; some are semirigid, others can be inflated when an erection is desired and deflated after intercourse. A penile prosthesis does not interfere with the physiologic mechanisms of sexual intercourse, orgasm, or ejaculation.

phal·lic

(fal'ik),
1. Relating to the penis.
See also: phallic phase.
2. psychoanalysis relating to the penis, especially during the phases of infantile psychosexuality.
See also: phallic phase.
[G. phallos, penis]

phallic

(făl′ĭk)
adj.
1. Of, relating to, or resembling a phallus.
2. Of or relating to the third stage of psychosexual development in psychoanalytic theory, from about ages three to six, during which gratification is focused on sensations associated with the genital organs. The phallic stage is preceded by the anal stage and followed by the latency period.

phal′li·cal·ly adv.

phallic

Psychiatry
adjective Referring to the phallic stage of psychosexual development.

Sexology
adjective Referring to the phallus.

phallic

Psychiatry adjective Referring to the period from about 21/2 to 6 yrs, during which sexual interest, curiosity, and pleasurable experience center about the penis in boys, and in girls, to a lesser extent, the clitoris

phal·lic

(fal'ik)
1. Relating to the penis.
2. psychoanalysis Relating to the penis, especially during the phases of infantile psychosexuality.
See also: phallic phase
[G. phallos, penis]

phallic

Pertaining to the PHALLUS.
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Other incidents included a black swastika symbol which was daubed on a bus shelter on Manchester Road and a phallic symbol on a Kirklees Council van on Woods Avenue.
A multistep surgical management was proposed, the first consisting of an excision of the phallic accessory urethra with resection of the cyst and a vaginoplasty, thus allowing a complete separation of the urinary tract of the genital structures (Figures 6(a) and 6(b)): the repair of the malformations of the left lower limb having been deferred.
As a mother of two young boys, I am more concerned about what type of food they are serving up, than whether they have a sign that might be a bit phallic looking.
"The fact Porthcawl has a version of this classic design is largely due to the input of some extremely well-travelled and experienced skaters in the area." He added: "I remember the " kink in the Porthcawl skatepark plan was actually introduced to the design at a late stage to try to make it look less phallic.
The crux of the problem is Lacan's claim that this system of logical rules is decidedly phallic, for this permits him to demonstrate that by favoring the masculine, the logical/phallic order fails to capture the essence of the feminine position, which the phallic order can only designate as a "supplementary" jouissance which falls outside it.
The 26-year-old singer told People magazine said that her phallic earrings can be worn with anything.
Saito also explains key elements of his theoretical framework, namely the Lacanian phallic mother and his own neologism "phallic girl," emphasizing that BFGs both cause and result from sexual desire (8).
Therefore, Haber asserts that attention to the "subversive power of the aesthetic" (4) is a critical necessity, because looking beyond the historical embeddedness of a text allows us to perceive the dominant discourse's pretense of being the only norm, though in actuality it is phallic and patriarchal.
"Indelible Acts" invites a transformation of one's relation to patriarchal authority through a narrative that asks readers to rethink the value of eroticism governed by social myths of phallic power; "Rockaway and the Draw" asks readers to rethink the value of eroticism through inviting reflection on those aspects of American West myths that, although pertaining to a different cultural framework, can be seen as colluding in the legitimation of phallic authority.
Perhaps, as Freud might have speculated, it is the ubiquity of phallic symbol-toting soldiers that allows for the linguistic limbs of sex and violence to lie intertwined, and undisturbed, in the Hebrew language.
The second half of the book turns from Marlowe's frolicsome embrace of aesthetic/sexual pointlessness to other Renaissance dramatists who, by experimenting with "feminine" narrative techniques, disrupt the phallic linearity and unity of conventional tragedy.
This reciprocal reinforcement between markets and masculinity is phallic, and it disregards a procreative masculinity, which I call 'seminal masculinity'.