coitus


co·i·tus

noun \ˈkō-ə-təs, kō-ˈē-, ˈki-təs\

Definition of COITUS

:  physical union of male and female genitalia accompanied by rhythmic movements :  sexual intercourse 1 — compare orgasm
co·i·tal \-təl\ adjective
co·i·tal·ly \-tə-lē\ adverb

Examples of COITUS

  1. <the act of coitus is the natural method by which conception occurs>

Origin of COITUS

Latin, from coire
First Known Use: 1845

co·itus

noun \ˈkō-ət-əs, kō-ˈēt-\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of COITUS

: physical union of male and female genitalia accompanied by rhythmic movements : sexual intercourse 1—compare orgasm
co·ital \-ət-əl, -ˈēt-\ adjective
co·ital·ly \-əl-ē\ adverb

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