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coit·us

 (koi′təs, kō′ĭ-təs, kō-ē′-)
n.
Sexual union between a male and a female involving insertion of the penis into the vagina.

[Latin, from past participle of coīre, to copulate : co-, co- + īre, to go, come; see ei- in Indo-European roots.]

coit′al adj.
coit′al·ly adv.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.coital - of or relating to coitus or copulation
Translations
coïtal

coital

[ˈkɔɪtəl] ADJ (frm) → coital
see also post-coital

coital

[ˈkəʊɪtəl] adjcoïtal(e)

coital

adj (form)Koitus-
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Performing the test too soon after intercourse or poor coital technique can lead to substandard results.
Does everyone else just lay there in a sticky post coital glow until morning?
Renshaw has found particularly helpful topical Xylocaine for helping women overcome their fear of coital pain during the first few attempts at having intercourse, and alprazolam for patients with a high level of sexual anxiety.
1 per cent of women in the low response category obtained a post coital test score of zero, compared with 10.
For example, many videos demonstrate a variety of different positions for intercourse, discuss the advantages and disadvantages of each major coital position and focus upon them at length.
We know that one of the artful portions of this procedure is maintaining that vaginal cylinder" to preserve coital function, he added.
The alleged reasons for this choice include fear of vaginal birth, preservation of coital function, relief from the pain of labour and to obtain tubal ligations.
The researchers found that there was no difference in sexual function between the two groups and that the circumcised group reported fewer coital injuries.
But coital headache is associated with obesity and a sedentary lifestyle so losing weight, eating healthily and getting active could help him.
Men were more likely to engage in behaviours that were "extrinsically rewarding" or increased the likelihood of further coital acts.
Among other triggers are coital headaches occasioned while climaxing during sex, and hot showers that alters the body's blood pressure due to changes in temperature.