erectile dysfunction

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erectile dysfunction

n. Abbr. ED
The inability to achieve penile erection or to maintain an erection until ejaculation. Also called impotence.

erec′tile dysfunc′tion


n.
difficulty in achieving or maintaining an erection of the penis; impotence. Abbr.: ED
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.erectile dysfunction - impotence resulting from a man's inability to have or maintain an erection of his peniserectile dysfunction - impotence resulting from a man's inability to have or maintain an erection of his penis
impotence, impotency - an inability (usually of the male animal) to copulate
disfunction, dysfunction - (medicine) any disturbance in the functioning of an organ or body part or a disturbance in the functioning of a social group; "erectile dysfunction"; "sexual relationship dysfunction"
Translations
disfunció erèctil
erektilní dysfunkce
disfunción eréctil
erektiohäiriö
dysfonction érectile
disfunzione erettile
impotentia erecti
erekcijos disfunkcija
erectiestoornis
erektil dysfunksjon
disfunção erétil
erektilna disfunkcija
liệt dương
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