coition

noun co·i·tion \ kō-ˈi-shən \

Definition of coition

: coitus

coitional

play \kō-ˈish-nəl, -ˈi-shə-nᵊl\ adjective

Examples of coition in a Sentence

  1. studied the frequency of coition in animals that mate for life

Origin and Etymology of coition

borrowed from Late Latin coitiōn-, coitiō, going back to Latin, "encounter, conspiracy," from coi-, variant stem of coīre "to come together, meet, have sexual intercourse" (from co- co- + īre "to go") + -tiōn-, -tiō, suffix of action nouns — more at 1issue


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coition

noun co·ition \ kō-ˈish-ən \

medical Definition of coition

: coitus

coitional

play \-ˈish-nəl, -ən-ᵊl\ adjective

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