erectile organ

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Related to erectile organ: erectile tissue, Male reproductive organs
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Noun1.erectile organ - an organ containing erectile tissue
erectile tissue - vascular tissue capable of filling with blood and becoming rigid
organ - a fully differentiated structural and functional unit in an animal that is specialized for some particular function
clit, clitoris, button - a female sexual organ homologous to the penis
penis, phallus, member - the male organ of copulation (`member' is a euphemism)
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Sokal and Bricmont comment simply, "It is, we confess, distressing to see our erectile organ equated to the (square root of negative one).
Thus the erectile organ comes to symbolize the place of jouissance [ecstasy], not in itself, or even in the form of an image, but as a part lacking in the desired image: that is why it is equivalent to the [square root of -1] of the signification produced above, of the jouissance that it restores by the coefficient of its statement to the function of lack of signifier [square root of -1].
It also found that when female erectile organs like the clitoris, vestibular bulbs and pars intermedia, which is a band that connects the vestibular bulbs, are stimulated, women experience an orgasm.