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coitus interruptus

[in-tuh-ruhp-tuh s] /ˌɪn təˈrʌp təs/
noun, plural coitus interrupti
[in-tuh-ruhp-tahy] /ˌɪn təˈrʌp taɪ/ (Show IPA)
coitus that is intentionally interrupted by withdrawal before ejaculation of semen into the vagina.
an act or instance of this.
Origin of coitus interruptus
1895-1900; < New Latin: interrupted coitus Unabridged
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British Dictionary definitions for coitus-interruptus

coitus interruptus

the deliberate withdrawal of the penis from the vagina before ejaculation
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Word Origin and History for coitus-interruptus

coitus interruptus


1900, first attested in Havelock Ellis.

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coitus-interruptus in Medicine

coitus interruptus coitus in·ter·rup·tus (ĭn'tə-rŭp'təs)
Sexual intercourse deliberately interrupted by withdrawal of the penis from the vagina prior to ejaculation. Also called onanism.

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