Priapisms

priapism

[prahy-uh-piz-uhm]
noun
1.
Pathology. continuous, usually nonsexual erection of the penis, especially due to disease.
2.
prurient behavior or display.

Origin:
1580–90; Priap(us) + -ism

priapismic, adjective
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priapism (ˈpraɪəˌpɪzəm)
 
n
pathol prolonged painful erection of the penis, caused by neurological disorders, obstruction of the penile blood vessels, etc
 
[C17: from Late Latin priāpismus, ultimately from Greek Priapus]

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priapism pri·a·pism (prī'ə-pĭz'əm)
n.
Persistent, usually painful erection of the penis, especially as a consequence of disease and not related to sexual arousal.

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