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coitus

[′kō·əd·əs]
(zoology)
The act of copulation. Also known as intercourse.
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Thus, if the state really believed that it had a compelling interest in preventing individuals from marrying if they could not reproduce coitally, then the state would have much different marriage regulations than it in fact had.
(170) The underlying values and reasons for wanting to reproduce exist for those who are coitally infertile, and therefore, their actions ("ART") to form a family deserve respect as well.
Obviously, that option is unavailable to couples that reproduce coitally.
But if Truvada (tenofovir/emtricitabine) works in the oral PrEP/PEP trials we're doing now, the first thing to figure out is whether we're going to have to give people pills every day for a long period of time, or whether we have to do another trial to see if coitally dependent or interrupted oral therapy is possible.
HILLARY CLINTON She ascends to the ten-letter plateau with IRONICALLY and CORINTHIAN, followed by the eight-letter CLITORAL, COITALLY, TRILLION, CARILLON and LOCALITY.
The couple conceived coitally and gave birth to a child who turned out to be a perfect tissue match for Anissa when the need for bone marrow donation arose.
"If bearing, begetting, or parenting children is protected as part of personal privacy or liberty," he argues, "those experiences should be protected whether they are achieved coitally or noncoitally.
Approximately a third of the coitally experienced adolescents always used condoms with their last partner (see Table 5).
Because a married couple presumptively has a right to reproduce coitally, their right, if they are infertile, to reproduce noncoitally should also be recognized.(48) This argument is strongest when the noncoital means enable the partners to have their own genetic offspring, as IVF with the couple's gametes and gestational surrogacy do, but arguably it exists even when a donor's egg or sperm is used.(49) If IVF with gestation by a surrogate is the only way that a couple can procreate, then a law that criminalized paid gestational surrogacy and thus prevented infertile couples from engaging gestational surrogates to carry their embryos would infringe their procreative liberty and require a stronger justification than policy preferences not infringing fundamental rights.(50)
Coitally active university students: Sexual behaviors, concerns, and challenges.