intromission

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noun in·tro·mis·sion \ˌin-trə-ˈmi-shən\

Definition of intromission

  1. :  the act or process of intromitting; especially :  the insertion or period of insertion of the penis in the vagina in copulation

Origin and Etymology of intromission

French, from Medieval French, from Medieval Latin intromission-, intromissio, from Latin intromittere


First Known Use: 1601


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intromission

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noun in·tro·mis·sion \ˌin-trə-ˈmish-ən\

Medical Definition of intromission

  1. :  the insertion or period of insertion of the penis in the vagina in copulation

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