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coitus

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noun co·i·tus \ˈkō-ə-təs, kō-ˈē-, ˈkȯi-təs\

Definition of coitus

  1. :  physical union of male and female genitalia accompanied by rhythmic movements :  sexual intercourse 1 — compare orgasm

coital

play \-təl\ adjective

coitally

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Examples of coitus in a sentence

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



Origin and Etymology of coitus

Latin, from coire


First Known Use: 1845


Medical Dictionary

coitus

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noun co·itus \ˈkō-ət-əs, kō-ˈēt-\

Medical Definition of coitus

  1. :  physical union of male and female genitalia accompanied by rhythmic movements :  sexual intercourse 1—compare orgasm

coital

\-ət-əl, -ˈēt-\play play play adjective

coitally

\-əl-ē\play adverb




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