nocturnal emission


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nocturnal emission

n.
An involuntary ejaculation of semen during sleep.

noctur′nal emis′sion


n.
involuntary ejaculation of semen during sleep.
[1820–30]
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Noun1.nocturnal emission - ejaculation during sleep (usually during a dream)
wet dream - an erotic dream (usually at night) accompanied by the (nocturnal) emission of semen
ejaculation - the discharge of semen in males
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In another study performed by Gupta et al.9 who clinically assessed 150 patients attending dermatology outpatient department for psychosexual problems, the most common PSD was ED (34%) followed by PME (16.6%), Dhat syndrome (15.3%), and nocturnal emission (14%).9 Also in a study performed by Bhatia et al.6 ED was found to be second most common form of PSD.(19%).
Or in the case of the man with nocturnal emissions during Ramadan, a cleric can consider that he should go out in the middle of the night and he should fast an extra day.
Adolescents are too often unprepared for the onset of puberty and unnecessarily disturbed by their first period or nocturnal emission. Too many young women are frightfully ignorant about the ways they can and cannot get pregnant, and both boys and girls know too little about their susceptibility to sexually transmitted diseases.