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pri·a·pism

 (prī′ə-pĭz′əm)
n.
Persistent, usually painful erection of the penis, especially as a consequence of disease and not related to sexual arousal.

[French priapisme, from Late Latin priāpismus, from Greek priāpismos, from priāpizein, to have an erection, from Priāpos, Priapus.]
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priapism

(ˈpraɪəˌpɪzəm)
n
(Pathology) pathol prolonged painful erection of the penis, caused by neurological disorders, obstruction of the penile blood vessels, etc
[C17: from Late Latin priāpismus, ultimately from Priapos, Greek form of Priapus]
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pri•a•pism

(ˈpraɪ əˌpɪz əm)

n.
1. continuous, usu. nonsexual erection of the penis, esp. due to disease.
2. prurient behavior or display.
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priapism

1. Pathology. a continuous erection of the penis, especially as the result of a disease.
2. a prurient action or display. — priapismic, adj.
See also: Sex
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.priapism - condition in which the penis is continually erect; usually painful and seldom with sexual arousal
pathology - any deviation from a healthy or normal condition
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Translations

priapism

[ˈpraɪəˌpɪzm] npriapismo
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pri·a·pism

n. priapismo, erección prolongada y dolorosa del pene a consecuencia de una enfermedad.
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priapism

n priapismo
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