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The act or process of intromitting; introduction or admission.

[Medieval Latin intrōmissiō, intrōmissiōn-, usurpation, from Latin intrōmissus, past participle of intrōmittere, to intromit; see intromit.]

in′tro·mis′sive (-mĭs′ĭv) adj.


a less common word for insertion, introduction
ˌintroˈmissive adj
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.intromission - the act of putting one thing into another
movement - the act of changing the location of something; "the movement of cargo onto the vessel"
cannulation, cannulisation, cannulization, canulation, canulisation, canulization, intubation - the insertion of a cannula or tube into a hollow body organ
instillation, instillment, instilment - the introduction of a liquid (by pouring or injection) drop by drop
enclosing, envelopment, inclosure, enclosure - the act of enclosing something inside something else
injection - the forceful insertion of a substance under pressure
blood transfusion, transfusion - the introduction of blood or blood plasma into a vein or artery
perfusion - pumping a liquid into an organ or tissue (especially by way of blood vessels)


The state of being allowed entry:
References in classic literature ?
For nature (as the physicians allege) having intended the superior anterior orifice only for the intromission of solids and liquids, and the inferior posterior for ejection, these artists ingeniously considering that in all diseases nature is forced out of her seat, therefore, to replace her in it, the body must be treated in a manner directly contrary, by interchanging the use of each orifice; forcing solids and liquids in at the anus, and making evacuations at the mouth.
By the terms of this, my uncle bound himself to satisfy Rankeillor as to his intromissions, and to pay me two clear thirds of the yearly income of Shaws.
The latency to the first anogenital chemo-investigation and intromission and latency to ejaculation (time from female introduction into the cage until the behavior), the mating duration (time from the first intromission until ejaculation), the frequency of mounts with and without intromissions, the intromission ratio, and genital grooming were scored.
Her argument depends on various medieval sources, including Augustine's three levels of vision, Peter of Limoges' sense of an individual's active will in seeing, and Robert Grosseteste's theories of light; and a useful discussion of intromission and extramission ends in a draw, whereby Young agrees with the work of Suzannah Biemoff on medieval vision theory that both mechanisms are considered to be operating.
The behavior parameters observed were: female receptivity (measured by the ratio of lordosis to mount frequencies), male latency time to first approach, latency time to first intromission, incomplete mount number (without intromission) and number of intrusions (CHAHOUD & FAQI, 1998).
It is underpinned by a realist view of international relations, based on the tacit understanding that "the intromission of public opinion tends to reduce the rationality of foreign policy" (Kahhat 2012, 455).
A number of phytomedicines have positive effects on spermatogenesis, sperm parameters (sperm motility, count and viability); increasing Leydig cell counts, seminiferous tubule diameters, decreasing abnormal sperm and improving histopathological recovery and sexual stimulation (erection, intromission and ejaculatory latency); increasing concentration and motility of sperm in ejaculation volume [120].
Gravee, ou resultant d'une << implantation >>, voire d'une << intromission >> (Laplanche, 1990, p.
Of course, as Karl Polanyi explained decades ago (2001), the aggressive intromission of international capital into the interstices of societies around the world does not go unchallenged.
All tests were performed during the late photo phase (15:00-19:00) and the following parameters for each male were recorded: the latencies of first mount (male places its forequarters on hindquarters of female from behind) (ML), first intromission (mount with vaginal insertion) (IL), and first ejaculation (EL); total number of mounts (NM), intromissions (NI) and ejaculations (NE) in 40 min; number of mounts (nM) and intromissions (nl) until the first ejaculation, and post ejaculatory interval (PEI).
Other topics include relativism and rationalism: a metacontroversy, the controversy between Pasteur and Pouchet, intromission versus extramission in Oxford, and the SSK in the name of prestigious ancestors.