erectile


erec·tile

adjective \i-ˈrek-təl, -ˌtī(-ə)l\

: of or relating to an erection (sense 1)

Full Definition of ERECTILE

1
:  of, relating to, or capable of undergoing physiological erection <erectile tissue> <erectile dysfunction>
2
:  capable of being raised to an upright position <the erectile quills of a porcupine>
erec·til·i·ty \-ˌrek-ˈti-lə-tē\ noun

First Known Use of ERECTILE

1830

Rhymes with ERECTILE

erec·tile

adjective \i-ˈrek-təl, -ˌtīl\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of ERECTILE

: capable of being raised to an erect position; especially : cavernous 2
erec·til·i·ty \-ˌrek-ˈtil-ət-ē\ noun, plural erec·til·i·ties

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