heterosexual

(redirected from heterosexually)
Also found in: Dictionary, Thesaurus, Medical.
Related to heterosexually: Heteroflexible, Meterosexual

heterosexual

1. a person who is sexually attracted to the opposite sex
2. of or relating to heterosexuality
References in periodicals archive ?
The present study examined a diverse sample of heterosexually active men recruited from high HIV/STD seroprevalence inner-city neighborhoods.
This was a heterosexually transmitted outbreak, and, unusually, women outnumbered men by 26 to 19.
John Shade--writing and projecting onto his daughter from firmly within a heterosexual hegemony--can imagine no other future for her than a heterosexually prescribed one.
Blacks and Hispanics have disproportionately higher rates of AIDS than do whites, and they have the highest rates of heterosexually acquired AIDS (Centers for Disease Control, 1989, 1990; Gayle, Selik, & Chu, 1990; Holmes, Karon, & Kreiss, 1990; Selik et al.
Our heterosexually oriented church has cast itself into the role of the self-righteous older brother burying with scorn his "deviant" younger sibling.
Van Howe and Storms (6) observe that among developed nations, the USA has the highest rate of (largely neonatal) circumcision and the highest rate of heterosexually transmitted HIV.
In the final chapter of his book, Katz proposes that AIDS exacerbated "anxiety of the heterosexually inclined," rather than renewed its confidence.
Researchers have shown that HIV faces a genetic "bottleneck" when the virus is transmitted heterosexually from one person to another, by way of the genital mucosa.
Most of the infections are heterosexually acquired, reflecting the high number of infections acquired overseas [9].
Abstract: This study of heterosexually self-identified introductory psychology students sought to determine whether the sexes would differ in their self-ratings of enjoyment for various sexual activities, how they would attribute enjoyment of each activity to the other sex, and how accurate they would be in such attributions.
With the highest rate of circumcision (in the developed world), the USA also has higher rates of infant mortality and shorter male life-expectancy than similar developed nations; the highest rates of sexually transmitted diseases of any developed nation; the highest rates (by far) of heterosexually transmitted HIV infection of any developed nation; and rates of cervical and penile cancer that are similar to those of other developed nations.
UNAIDS (2004) cites that among all reported AIDS cases, 75 percent were transmitted heterosexually, and 17 percent were transmitted via men who have sex with men.