coitus

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n coitus the act of sexual procreation between a man and a woman; the man's penis is inserted into the woman's vagina and excited until orgasm and ejaculation occur
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n coitus Coition; sexual intercourse; copulation.
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Usage

In literature:

A remarkable feature of the case was that some escape of fluid occurred from the left breast during coitus.
"Anomalies and Curiosities of Medicine" by George M. Gould
The singles, couples and groups stopped in midflight coitus to applaud.
"Down and Out in the Magic Kingdom" by Cory Doctorow
Si omittatur coitus, contristat, et plurimum gravat corpus et animum.
"The Anatomy of Melancholy" by Democritus Junior
This is the climax of the sexual act, which is called "coitus," a word which means, going together.
"Sane Sex Life and Sane Sex Living" by H.W. Long
Coitus interruptus was widely used for birth control.
"Our Legal Heritage, 5th Ed." by S. A. Reilly
In women I attach considerable importance, as a result of masturbation, to an aversion for normal coitus in later life.
"Studies in the Psychology of Sex, Volume 1 (of 6)" by Havelock Ellis
The subincised man acts as a female to the as yet unoperated boys, who perform coitus in the incised opening.
"Studies in the Psychology of Sex, Volume 2 (of 6)" by Havelock Ellis
By extirpating the testicles some months before the sexual season he found that no coitus occurred.
"Studies in the Psychology of Sex, Volume 3 (of 6)" by Havelock Ellis
It is said to be sometimes perceptible for a distance of several feet and to last for several hours after coitus.
"Studies in the Psychology of Sex, Volume 4 (of 6)" by Havelock Ellis
Its restricted position, which is an advantage in posterior coitus, is a disadvantage in anterior coitus.
"Studies in the Psychology of Sex, Volume 5 (of 6)" by Havelock Ellis
From an early period, however, great authorities have declared themselves in opposition to the custom of practicing coitus during pregnancy.
"Studies in the Psychology of Sex, Volume 6 (of 6)" by Havelock Ellis
The excitement leads to an orgasm, and thus the whole stairway symbolism is unmasked as a substitute for coitus.
"Dream Psychology" by Sigmund Freud
This latter demands the rhythmical activity of certain muscles, such as takes place during coitus.
"The Sexual Life of the Child" by Albert Moll
At the first coitus the hymen is torn, causing a certain amount of pain and bleeding.
"The Sexual Question" by August Forel
The sex act is called by various names, such as coitus, coition, copulation, cohabitation, sex-intercourse, the sex-embrace, etc.
"The Sex Side of Life" by Mary Dennett
The coming of the sky-fleet might be a cultural coitus, but could there be conception?
"The Ties That Bind" by Walter Miller
Apud tribus quasdam quae regiones montanas habitant, dixit princeps Vaturemba, non fit coitus in modo assueto, saltem a senioribus.
"The Fijians" by Basil Thomson
In Oligospermia coitus quoque normalis esse paret.
"Essays In Pastoral Medicine" by Austin ÓMalley
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In news:

The Bible and the Koran both refer to coitus interruptus (the withdrawal method).
Porcupines must take care before coitus.
Tantra is really catching on, even among those of us who don't particularly want to be part of a 24-hour coitus session.
Only achieves clarity in the 15-20 seconds post-coitus.
Porcupines must take care before coitus.
C 1500 BC Genesis describes how God kills Onan after he "wasted his seed on the ground" during coitus interruptus.
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