Simple Definition of potency
: the power to influence someone
: the strength or effectiveness of something
: the ability of a man to have sex
Examples of potency
The drug can improve sexual potency.
<vitamins of high potency that should be taken only in the proper dosage>
First Known Use of potency
Medical Definition of potency
: the quality or state of being potent: asa: chemical or medicinal strength or efficacy <a drug's potency>b: the ability to copulate—usually used of the malec: initial inherent capacity for development of a particular kind <cells with a potency for eye formation>
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