Definitions for coitusˈkoʊ ɪ təs

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

co•i•tusˈkoʊ ɪ təs(n.)

  1. sexual intercourse, esp. between a man and a woman.

    Category: Medicine

Origin of coitus:

1705–15; < L: a coming together, uniting, sexual intercourse =coi- (see coition ) +-tus suffix of v. action


Princeton's WordNet

  1. sexual intercourse, intercourse, sex act, copulation, coitus, coition, sexual congress, congress, sexual relation, relation, carnal knowledge(noun)

    the act of sexual procreation between a man and a woman; the man's penis is inserted into the woman's vagina and excited until orgasm and ejaculation occur


  1. coitus(Noun)

    The act of sexual procreation between a man and a woman, requiring insertion of the penis into the vagina and culminating in ejaculation of semen.

  2. Origin: From coitus.

U.S. National Library of Medicine

  1. Coitus

    The sexual union of a male and a female, a term used for human only.


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