virility


vi·ril·i·ty

noun \və-ˈri-lə-tē, British also vī-\

Definition of VIRILITY

:  the quality or state of being virile:
a :  manhood 3
b :  manly vigor :  masculinity

Examples of VIRILITY

  1. <many cultures value virility as a sign of power>

First Known Use of VIRILITY

1586

Other Physiology Terms

eructation, flux, gustatory, menarche, myopia, senescence, torpor

vi·ril·i·ty

noun \və-ˈril-ət-ē, British also vī-\   (Medical Dictionary)
plural vi·ril·i·ties

Medical Definition of VIRILITY

: the quality or state of being virile: as a : the period of developed manhood b : the capacity to function as a male in copulation

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