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coitus

[′kō·əd·əs]
(zoology)
The act of copulation. Also known as intercourse.
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Gunn et al, 1970 quoted genital tract infection as the major risk factors (40%) along with coitus (16%).
On Coitus, a text written by 12th-century Jewish philosopher and physician Moses Maimonides, gaverecipes for aphrodisiacs, methods to combat body hair and body odor, and other advice for a successful sex life.
The interval between delivery and resumption of coitus ranged from 4 weeks to 28 weeks (mean[+ or -]SD=9.6[+ or -]5.2weeks).
Both the doctor and Sheikh Ariremako unanimously held that 'a well-executed female circumcision makes partners more comfortable during coitus.' This, they regarded as a social benefit of female circumcision which facilitate faithfulness among couples.
of sexual partners in lifetime 6 or more 24.3 18.1 3-5 44.1 46.6 1-2 25.7 29.0 Not stated 5.9 6.2 Age at first coitus < 0.01 < 17 yrs 40.3 48.9 [greater than or equal to] 17 yrs 50.5 43.5 Not stated 9.2 7.6 Condom use at first coitus < 0.01 No 59.9 72.8 Yes 35.1 23.9 Not stated 5.0 3.3 (a) EC dollars = East Caribbean dollars.
Coitus interruptus has been reported as Korean adolescents' second most frequently used method of contraception (Kim & Cho, 2012; Lee & Kang, 2011), and this could be related to the increase in pregnancy rates in this group.
She did not tell the gynecologist that she had taken Plan B One-Step (levonorgestrel, 1.5 mg) emergency contraception 2 weeks prior to presenting to her gynecologist after receiving it from a Planned Parenthood office following condom breakage during coitus. IUD placement was uncomplicated.
The scenery throughout is domestic, intimate, bucolic: meals cook, the ghosts of grandfathers are apprehended by pets, the everyday populated with galleries, cobblers, coitus, poets (alive and dead), "shadows and fallen blooms," memories (also alive and dead), etc.
If natural lubrication is a problem during intimacy, do use water based lubricant rather than having a red inflamed vagina post coitus. Avoid petroleum jelly and oil based lotions.
He added that the issues such as adherence to a regular dosing schedule are significantly reduced by continuous release of the drugs into the vaginal mucosa independently of coitus and daily dosing.
Should anyone think that a Latin dictionary is dry per se, many of the entries here will force a rethink, such as coitus interruptus (37) or sede vacante (221).