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erection

[i′rek·shən]
(civil engineering)
Positioning and fixing the frame of a structure.
(physiology)
The enlarged state of erectile tissue when engorged with blood, as of the penis or clitoris.

Erection

The hoisting and installing in place of the structural components of a building, using a crane, hoist, or any other power system.

erection

The hoisting and/or installing in place of the structural components of a building, usually using a crane, hoist, or other powered equipment.

erection

i. The assembly of a complete aircraft from subassemblies, components, or a dismantled state.
ii. A gyro-compass is “erected” when it is aligned along its proper axes, switched on, and has achieved its operating speed.
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Relative androgen sensitivity of the vascular and striated-muscle systems regulating penile erection in rats.
Trazodone, a tricyclic antidepressant, has been associated with the development of prolonged penile erection and priapism.
THE ROLE OF NITRIC OXIDE IN PENILE ERECTION AND VASCULAR HEALTH
Injection of NOS inhibitors into the PVN (paraventricular nucleus) prevents penile erection responses induced by dopamine agonists, oxytocin, ACTH (adrenocorticotrophin), 5-HT2C (sero-toninergic receptors) agonists in rats (Bredt et al.
However, because VED does not require this integration for its effect on penile erection (Fig.
Adequate arterial supply to the penis and an intact veno-occlusive mechanism (to block outflow during erection) are both necessary for penile erection to occur.
Collaborators from three universities seem to have solved a 100-year-old medical mystery, linking human consumption of frog legs to cases of priapism, or painful and prolonged penile erection.
Investigations into the neurotransmission involved in penile erection, hormone actions involved in this response, and biochemical signal transduction processes within the erectile tissue, are indicative of significant areas of scientific pursuit.
Local staging of penile cancer using magnetic resonance imaging with pharmacologically induced penile erection.
Washington, Dec 12 (ANI): It has emerged that taxpayers' money will be used to help fix the penile erection problems of a jailed rapist who was part of Ivan Milat's gang.
Erectile dysfunction (ED) is the consistent or recurrent inability of a man to attain and/or maintain a penile erection sufficient for sexual performance.