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masculinity

 [mas″ku-lin´ĭ-te]
the possession of masculine qualities.

vi·ril·i·ty

(vi-ril'i-tē),
The condition or quality of being virile.
[L. virilitas, manhood, fr. vir, man]

virility

The quality of having the strength, behaviour and sex drive of a (potent) man.

vi·ril·i·ty

(vir-il'i-tē)
The condition or quality of being virile.
[L. virilitas, manhood, fr. vir, man]

virility

The quality of sexual maleness, strength, vigour and energy.
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Another "finding," the product of his research, was where Brown-Sequard claimed to have regained his previous virility after eating extracts of monkey testis.
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The duo forged an exciting partnership that contrasted his virility with her delicacy and set audiences cheering--including those on the company's first American tour in 1959.
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Testosterone levels and virility are also unaffected.
"Popularity of the tarboush in Lebanon is attributed to the Ottoman invasion when it was considered a symbol of dignity, clout and virility, but some people continued using it till the middle of last century when it became altogether obsolete.
And as if she has not insulted English virility enough already, she has written a television drama, which will be shown on Canadian television as the pilot for a series, so that the whole country can laugh at English impotence.
The Hysteric's Revenge reconstructs the ways in which fin-de-siecle women writers confronted the culturally presumed association of intellect and virility, and challenged it by engaging in counter-discourses that "deploy the mechanisms of the dominant discourse" (7).
YOU would think medical professionals would know the difference between fertility and virility.
The bones are used for traditional Chinese medicine, while lion claws are worn by some men as virility enhancers.