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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

/phal·lic/ (-ik) pertaining to or resembling a phallus.

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

[fal′ik]
Etymology: Gk, phallos, penis
pertaining to the penis or penis-shaped.

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.

phallic

pertaining to the penis.

phallic body
see phallic body.
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sound, functioning thus phallically, but, since it also receives sound, functioning vaginally as well.
21) We do not have to await the development of moral inconstancy to find the name Proteus phallically justified as lacking shape, hardness, and thrust.
The upward leap is treated as a triumph, as a transcendent, miraculous, phallically imagined release against all the odds-- "a watery muscle of pure silver.
It is "men who ride horses" (and retreat to the phallically towering mountain with which they are identified) versus a degraded and feminized civilization - an "old whore.
17) At that moment the dama is transformed into a hideous skeleton with bones that phallically penetrate her skin and with a face that exfoliates as they kiss.
The symbolism suggests to drinkers the juxtaposition of a phallically potent ancestral broth, a chief possessed of mana, and an understated female presence represented by the wooden tanoa.
Opening, phallically enough, in some mystically mythic period along the basalt-pillared shoreline of Northern Ireland's Giant's Causeway, the film soon shifts from depraved gnomes to a 1930s-era New York.
The exhibit features a Reichsarbeitdienst (Reich Labor Service) poster of two shirtless youths, one's arm draped lovingly upon his comrade's shoulder, in his other arm a phallically erect shovel.
Maria seeks no male agency along the lines of her husband, Carter, whose success is consistently figured phallically.