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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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According to a study, having regular sexual intercourse can help avoid erection problems or erectile dysfunction.
If you get an erection that lasts for four hours or more then you need to seek help as it can cause long-term problems getting erections in the future.
Monitoring erections that occur during sleep (nocturnal penile tumescence) can help rule out certain psychological causes of ED.
Results from the first large-scale patient trial of vardenafil, Bayer's investigational phosphodiesterase-5 (PDE-5) inhibitor, showed that vardenafil not only improved erections in up to 80 percent of men, but also increased their ability to complete sexual intercourse with ejaculation.
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Impotence can be a total inability to achieve erection, an inconsistent ability to do so, or a tendency to sustain only brief erections.
This discovery fills a huge gap in scientists' knowledge about how men get erections.
Among new clinical data on Cialis(R) (tadalafil) presented this weekend, 62 percent of men who underwent bilateral nerve-sparing radical retropubic prostatectomy (BNSRRP), a surgery for prostate cancer, reported improved erections after taking the drug.
Viagra, treats impotence by acting on an enzyme that causes erections to subside.
The first oral medicine for impotence - a drug that can cause erections within 20 minutes of swallowing the pill - could be sold by April, impotence specialists said Monday.