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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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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.
Priapism is the name given to an erection that can last for hours.
Monitoring erections that occur during sleep (nocturnal penile tumescence) can help rule out certain psychological causes of ED.
In the overall study, vardenafil not only helped most men achieve erections, they also were able to sustain their erections and successfully complete intercourse.
There was, however, one unusual finding: some men, asked to report side effects, said they were having erections.
For those males who are able to attain reflex erections but not maintain them, the use of a silicon or rubber ring placed at the base of the penis can be helpful to maintain an erection.
Impotence is a consistent inability to sustain an erection sufficient for sexual intercourse.
Although the nuts and bolts of an erection seem simple, until recently many
In this trial, men taking Cialis reported an improvement in measures of improved erections, and maintaining erections for both penetration and completion of intercourse.
Whether it translates into longer-lasting erections or more headaches is not clear," he says.
Impotence is highly treatable, but there are drawbacks: penile implants require surgery; vacuum-style devices that force blood into the penis interrupt lovemaking; injecting drugs into the penis or inserting a drug-carrying pellet into the urethra can be painful, and the injections sometimes cause hours-long erections.