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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.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.

Erection

The hoisting and installing in place of the structural components of a building, using a crane, hoist, or any other power system.
Illustrated Dictionary of Architecture Copyright © 2012, 2002, 1998 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc. All rights reserved

erection

The hoisting and/or installing in place of the structural components of a building, usually using a crane, hoist, or other powered equipment.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Architecture and Construction. Copyright © 2003 by McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.

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.
An Illustrated Dictionary of Aviation Copyright © 2005 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc. All rights reserved
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The drugs also are commonly used by HIV-positive men experiencing a condition called hypogonadism, which reduces the amount of testosterone in the body, making it difficult to achieve erections.
Mills, however, believes that in the absence of party-drug usage, ED treatments actually can improve the likelihood of safer sex for many gay men, especially those who lose their erections when they use condoms.
Many men achieve stronger erections by injecting drugs into the penis, causing it to become engorged with blood.
Erectile dysfunction, sometimes called "impotence," is the repeated inability to get or keep an erection firm enough for sexual intercourse.
In the sub-analyses, effects of vardenafil were evaluated by patients' responses to two key questions of the International Index of Erectile Function (IIEF) questionnaire: the ability to penetrate (question 3/Q3) and the ability to maintain an erection during intercourse (question 4/Q4).
"Sensation is not altered at all." Number of erections: 2,000.
[1.] In the able-bodied male there are two pathways for erection, both of which result in increased engorgement of blood in the penis.
Impotence is a consistent inability to sustain an erection sufficient for sexual intercourse.
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It's far beyond our purview as physicians to decide who is worthy of getting erections."
The 2008 study, which involved the observation of 1000 older Finnish men found that those who claimed that they had sex at least once a week were less likely to develop erection problems than those who had sex less than once a week.