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coitus

[′kō·əd·əs]
(zoology)
The act of copulation. Also known as intercourse.
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For example, according to Jewish law, a man is not allowed to "waste seed"--spill semen without purpose--so the use of coitus interruptus would not have IKCU acceptable.
For example, while coitus interruptus is a safe method for any woman, regardless of her physical state, its relative ineffectiveness may not make it a good choice.
Considering the facts that the only method of birth control available at the time was coitus interruptus, which is only moderately effective, and that the Arabs prided themselves on the number of children they had, we may safely assume that Aishah was born within the first four or five years of her parents' marriage.
In 1836, in lieu of any reliable birth control method, Robert Dale Owen recommended that couples worried about pregnancy use coitus interruptus.
She was using coitus interruptus as a contraceptive method.
ml_video=77171) * "Whoa Nellie" -- Baxter and McGuire deal with the state of near-madness induced by coitus interruptus.
The impromptu rendition of Francis Scott Key's nearly 200-year-old tribute to America comes at the young guy's request--he asks for some music to defuse the awkwardness of sex with strangers--but the singer's choice of material is so absurd that he and the boyfriend can't help but join in, and all three soon collapse into laughter, coitus interruptus.
During the 1880s, effective birth control devices and information about family planning became more widely available than ever before; at the same time, changing social attitudes, better education, delayed marriage, coitus interruptus, and simple abstinence also contributed to the trend toward smaller families.
What about loaded words, such as birth control, coitus interruptus, contraception, and, although Biller does not say it, family planning?
Coitus interruptus and family respectability in Catholic Europe: A Sicilian case study.