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coit·us(koi′təs, kō′ĭ-təs, kō-ē′-)
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.]
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(Zoology) technical terms for sexual intercourse
[C18 coitus: from Latin: a uniting, from coīre to meet, from īre to go]
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co•i•tus(ˈkoʊ ɪ təs)
sexual intercourse, esp. between a man and a woman.
[1705–15; < Latin: a coming together, uniting, sexual intercourse =coi- (see coition) + -tus suffix of v. action]
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|Noun||1.||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|
carnal knowledge, coition, copulation, sex act, sexual congress, sexual intercourse, sexual relation, intercourse, relation, congress
sex, sex activity, sexual activity, sexual practice - activities associated with sexual intercourse; "they had sex in the back seat"
defloration - the act of depriving a woman of her virginity (especially by rupturing the hymen through sexual intercourse)
insemination - the introduction of semen into the genital tract of a female
hank panky - illicit sexual intercourse
penetration - the act (by a man) of inserting his penis into the vagina of a woman
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noun sexual intercourse, sex, coupling, congress, mating, nookie (slang), copulation, rumpy-pumpy (slang), coition, the other (informal), union During coitus, the male ejaculates millions of sperm cells.
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coitus[ˈkɔɪtəs] N → coito m
coitus interruptus → coitus m interruptus
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coitus[ˈkəʊɪtəs] n → coït m
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n. L. coito, acto sexual.
English-Spanish Medical Dictionary © Farlex 2012
coitusn coito; — interruptus coitus interruptus m, coito interrumpido
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