Impotence

inability to participate in sexual relations. In men, it is usually caused by failure of the complex mechanisms involved in erection. It's common in diabetic men, due to damage to the nerves involved in the erection sequence, and possibly due to microvascular damage.
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impotence

(im´pә-tәns) inability of the male to achieve or maintain an erection of sufficient rigidity to perform sexual intercourse successfully. An impotent man may be of normal fertility, producing normal quantities of spermatozoa. Causes of impotence are usually classified as either physiological (organic im...
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impotence

[n] - an inability (usually of a male) to copulate
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Impotence

• (n.) Alt. of Impotency
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impotence

<urology> The inability to achieve or sustain a penile erection. ... (27 Sep 1997) ...
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Impotence

A man's inability to copulate. Impotence can be grounds for annulment of a marriage if the condition existed at the time of the marriage and is grounds for divorce in some states.
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Impotence

Also known as Erectile Dysfunction. A male problem, he can not maintain an erection or has trouble reaching sexual excitement.
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Impotence

An abnormal physical or psychological state in a male characterized by inability to have or maintain an erection of the penis sufficient for satisfactory sexual intercourse. Synonym(s): Erectile Dysfunction
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impotence

impotence (im'putuns) , inhibited sexual excitement in a man during sexual activity that, despite an unaffected desire for sex, results in inability to attain or maintain a penile erection. Known medically as male erectile dysfunction, it affects younger and older men alike. Impotence can result...
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impotence

impotence 1. The quality or condition of being impotent. 2. Lacking strength or power; being weak and feeble. 3. An abnormal physical or psychological state of a male characterized by his inability to copulate because of failure to have or to maintain an erection; also called, erectile dysfunction.
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Impotence

Impotence: A common problem among men characterized by the consistent inability to sustain an erection sufficient for sexual intercourse or the inability to achieve ejaculation, or both. Impotence can vary. It can involve a total inability to achieve an erection or ejaculation, an inconsistent ability to do so, or a tendency to sustain only very br...
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impotence

in general, the inability of a man to achieve or maintain penile erection and hence the inability to participate fully in sexual intercourse. In its ... [10 related articles]
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impotence

In medicine, refers to the inability to have an erection of the penis adequate for sexual intercourse. Also called erectile dysfunction.
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Impotence

Inability of a man to have or maintain an erection sufficient for sexual intercourse
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Impotence

Inability of the male to sustain penial erection or copulation. It can be a ground for ending a marriage too.
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Impotence

inability to participate in sexual relations. In men, it is usually caused by failure of the complex mechanisms involved in erection. It's common in diabetic men, due to nerve damage to the nerves involved in the erection sequence.
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Impotence

The inability of the man to have an erection and to ejaculate.
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Impotence

the inability to acquire or maintain an erection of the penis
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Impotence

The inability to get an erection. This may be a side effect of cancer or of cancer treatment.
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impotence

the inability to get or maintain an erection for sexual activity. Also called erectile (ee-REK-tile) dysfunction (dis-FUNK-shun).
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impotence

the inability to get or maintain an erection for sexual activity. Also called erectile (ee-REK-tile) dysfunction
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impotence

Type: Term Pronunciation: im′pŏ-tens, -ten-sē Definitions: 1. Weakness; lack of power. 2. Specifically, inability of the male to achieve or maintain penile erection and thus engage in copulation; a manifestation of neurologic, vascular, or psychological dysfunction.
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