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impotency

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noun im·po·ten·cy \-tən(t)-sē\

Definition of impotency



15th Century

First Known Use of impotency

15th century


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impotency

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noun im·po·ten·cy \-ən-sē\

Medical Definition of impotency

plural im·po·ten·cies




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