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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.
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a less common word for insertion, introduction
ˌintroˈmissive adj
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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)
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The state of being allowed entry:
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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.
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.
For example, paternal-lineage VIN females showed more proceptive behaviors and received more frequent intromissions than VEH, but they also gave more lateral kicks, considered a rejection behavior (Spiteri et al.
So must th'Imagination from the sense Be misinformed, while out affections cast False shapes, and formes on their intelligence, And to keepe out true intromissions thence, Abstracts the imagination or distasts, With images preoccupately plac'd.
Using these measures the following parameters were computed: % mounted, % intromitted, % ejaculated, copulatory efficiency (Number intromissions/number of mounts + number intromission) and inter copulatory interval (Average time interval between intromissions).
Oral administration of a purified lipidic extracts from Lepidium meyenii and Anacyclus pyrethrum increased intromissions and mounts frequency in normal mice (Zheng et al.
Using these measures, the following parameters were computed % mounted, % intromitted, % ejaculated, copulatory efficiency (number intromissions / number of mounts + number intromission) and inter copulatory interval.
It is not a trivial matter as, given the number of ways of capturing and reproducing images that exist today, the autonomous constitution of the right to one's own image is a guarantee against all of the illegitimate intromissions to which a person can be subjected.
The fact that four of the second males' copulatory behavior was similar to the first males' (having two intromissions totaling > 30 min), suggests that copulatory plugs are not ubiquitous, or at least not completely effective.