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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
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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)


The state of being allowed entry:
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It's true that the early modern period does find itself sometimes nearly driven mad by the penetrability of the senses in a world full of intromissive stimuli, driving beams, rays, and simulacra into the body.
The self against the world, the body and its senses resisting an environment of intromissive forces: this is the dualistic world in which Guyon, the protagonist of Book II, assumes that he lives.
14) Intromissive intercourse is not a prerequisite for HPV transmission, as women who remained virgins throughout a 2-year longitudinal study still had a 2-year cumulative HPV infection rate of 2.