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.
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erec′tile dysfunc′tion


n.
difficulty in achieving or maintaining an erection of the penis; impotence. Abbr.: ED
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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"
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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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