intromission


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intromission

[‚in·trə′mish·ən]
(zoology)
The act or process of inserting one body into another, specifically, of the penis into the vagina.
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Mounting behavior: Mount frequency (MF) was determined by counting the number of pre-ejaculatory mounts with and without intromission in given period of observation.
Copulatory behavior of male rat is characterized by a series of mounts with or without vaginal intromission from the rear of the female approximately once in every 30 to 120 sec, that eventually culminates in ejaculation.
It is also possible to define the right to one's own image based on either the constitutional aspect of the right (which shall be the case whenever the illegal intromission affects the personal sphere -not property- of the person concerned (7)), or the property aspect of it (8) (all of the rights related to the commercial exploitation of image of an individual).
2009) have shown that mating position is not in fact a reliable indicator for reciprocity of penis intromission and sperm exchange (nor is shell shape a reliable predictor of mating position).
249-250): "theories of intromission and extramission of simulacra flowing into the viewer's eyes or rays emerging from them to touch the objects of sight, competed and sometimes converged in antiquity and in particular in the ancient novels.
He says that he achieves intromission about 20% of the time.
Courtship before intromission is generally quick and tactile, but there are some cases in which males offer a glandular secretion produced in their chelicerae before copulation as a nuptial gift for their mates.
4) As late medieval conceptions of vision were informed by theories of extramission (light rays emanating from the eyes) and intromission (objects and their species having the power to captivate and seduce subjects as recipients), neither subjects nor objects are autonomous entities.
It can be abnormal in five distinct ways: (1) by the introduction of coincidences, (2) by the intromission of new discoveries or inventions, (3) by the natural superposition of one crime on another (2), or, at any rate of one suspicious or mysterious circumstance upon another, (4) by the confusion, deficiency or superfluity of evidence, (5) by the creation of an abnormally intelligent criminal, who naturally devises an abnormally skilful crime.
For the regime, the intromission of such international support lowered the cost of domestic repression and fulfilled key political needs.
We recorded the number of attempted mounts (M), mount frequency (MF; number of mounts with pelvic thrusts), mount latency (ML; latency from the introduction of the female to the first mount), intromission latency (IL; latency from the introduction of the female to the first intromission), ejaculation latency (EL; latency from the first intromission to the first ejaculation), intromission frequency (IF; number of mounts with vaginal insertion to an ejaculation), ejaculation frequency (EF; number of ejaculations per test), post ejaculatory interval (PIL; latency from the first ejaculation to the first intromission of second ejaculatory series); number of thrusts per intromission (T/I), and grooming frequency (GF; number of grooming responses after intromissions).
the period of time between intromission and ejaculation), and (d) voluntary control over ejaculation (Grenier & Byers, 1997; Rowland, Strassberg, de Gouveia Brazao, & Slob, 2000; see also ICD-10, 1994).