coitus

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coitus

[′kō·əd·əs]
(zoology)
The act of copulation. Also known as intercourse.
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Oneida was one of many utopian experiements of the period, but it was clearly distinguished by a sexual regime characterized by "complex marrige" (viewed as free love by neighbors) and a sexual technique, male continence, wherein men did not have a climax ("coitus reservatus") and enjoyed the "amative" stage of their sexual encounter.
Oneida was one of many utopian experiments of the period, but it was clearly distinguished by a sexual regime characterized by "complex marriage" (viewed as free love by neighbors) and a sexual technique, male continence, wherein men did not have a climax ("coitus reservatus") and enjoyed the "amative" state of their sexual encounter.