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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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There is no immediate danger for him nor is he phallically engaged with the flow to manoeuvre his way through it in order to deliver himself from what would be certain death.
Both technical and glossy publications featured photographs where bulldozer drivers teetered on the edge of frozen mountain tracks; gallant `spider-men' swung from high-tension wires; and muscle-bound tunnellers loomed phallically inside womb-like caverns and tunnels or wrestled with giant hoses from which great crescents of water gushed forth to fertilise the barren land.
Here the film constitutes a critique of phallically inscribed sexual difference.
But CAJ contradicts this to a curious extreme: the (modernizing) mind is seen only in the most phallically material artefacts at a given time.
That this relationship is charged with potential violence is revealed in the phallically charged image of father and son suggestively squaring off while actually at work sinking a well, driving an elongated object into the ground: