sexual intercourse

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sexual intercourse

the act carried out for procreation or for pleasure in which the insertion of the male's erect penis into the female's vagina is followed by rhythmic thrusting usually culminating in orgasm; copulation; coitus
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Prostatitis, a lower urinary tract infection, occurs by retrograde entry of organisms into the prostatic ducts via urethra from oral, anal, genital intercourse or masturbating practices, by hematogenous spread from other foci, or lymphatic extension from infected kidneys.
The SIECUS position statement on adolescent sexuality states: "Education about abstinence, alternatives to genital intercourse, sexual limit-setting, and resisting peer pressure should support adolescents in delaying sexual intercourse until they are ready for mature sexual relationships.
Because sexuality is defined not only by the act of genital intercourse but also by intimacy, relationship satisfaction, self-esteem, and family life (Russel, 1990), it is likely that most counselors will see clients who have issues relating to sexuality.