What does erectile mean?

Definitions for erectileɪˈrɛk tl, -tɪl, -taɪl

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word erectile.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. erectile(adj)

    capable of being raised to an upright position

    "erectile feathers"

  2. erectile, cavernous(adj)

    filled with vascular sinuses and capable of becoming distended and rigid as the result of being filled with blood

    "erectile tissue"; "the penis is an erectile organ"


  1. Erectile(a.)

    Of or pertaining to an erection; as, erectile dysfunction.

  2. Origin: [Cf. F. rectile.]


  1. erectile(Adjective)

    Capable of being raised to an upright position.

  2. erectile(Adjective)

    Of or relating to tissue capable of filling with blood and becoming rigid.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Erectile(adj)

    capable of being erected; susceptible of being erected of dilated

  2. Origin: [Cf. F. rectile.]


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of erectile in Chaldean Numerology is: 1

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of erectile in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Aedin Cassidy:

    Men who regularly consumed foods high in these flavonoids were 10 percent less likely to suffer erectile dysfunction. In terms of quantities, we’re talking just a few portions a week.

  2. Eric Rimm:

    Men with erectile dysfunction are likely to be highly motivated to make healthier lifestyle choices, such as exercising more and eating the right foods— which would greatly benefit their long-term cardiovascular health as well.

  3. Joan Khoo:

    In addition to genetic differences, disparities between ethnic groups in psychological, cultural and socioeconomic barriers to diet and exercise may contribute to the observed association and benefit (or lack thereof) between ethnicity and erectile function.

  4. Noam Kitrey:

    There is no scientific evidence to support shock wave therapy for patients with other causes of erectile dysfunction – neurological problems, psychological erectile dysfunction, or patients after major pelvic surgery such as a radical prostatectomy or pelvic irradiation.

  5. Darius Paduch:

    Men who are healthy are not expected to lose erectile function solely on the basis of age. However, with each decade of life there is a higher and higher rate of men with ED because of age-related disorders ... which pile up and can cause erection problems. we approach the issue in a matter-of-fact way, so most patients are not embarrassed, as you might think they would be.

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