Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Throwing or conveying into or within something: as, an intromittent instrument.
GNU Webster's 1913
- adj. Throwing, or allowing to pass, into or within.
- adj. (Zoöl.) Used in copulation; -- said of the external reproductive organs of the males of many animals, and sometimes of those of the females.
“Polak, an associate professor in the Department of Biological Sciences in McMicken College of Arts and Sciences at UC, used a laser ablation technique to cut off tiny "intromittent" spines on the genitalia of virgin male D. bipectinata Duda fruit flies.”
“The researchers used a laser ablation technique to cut off tiny "intromittent" spines on the genitalia of virgin male D. bipectinata Duda fruit flies.”
“A number of intromittent structures in the male cockroach have been called a penis ...”
“I'd heard about these huge intromittent organs in ducks before, but this is another fascinating revelation: it took a woman scientist to suggest that maybe, just maybe, they also ought to look at what's going on in the female ducks, and then the whole wonderful story of coevolution of these structures emerged.”
“But the duck “intromittent” sp? organ, how is it grown?”
“Penis: the flexible, membranous, intromittent organ of the male.”
“From the caecum the large intestine passes in a ventro-caudal direction, with gradually decreasing caliber, to the cloaca, from whose anterior wall the intromittent organ, _io_, projects.”
“The intromittent organ, _io_, which projects cephalad from the wall of the cloaca, is here seen as a three-pointed body of considerable size, projecting ventrally from the body.”
“While the penis both receives and imparts specific voluptuous sensations, and is at the same time both the intromittent organ for the semen and the conduit for the urine, the sole function of the clitoris is to enter into erection under the stress of sexual emotion and receive and transmit the stimulatory voluptuous sensations imparted to it by friction with the masculine genital apparatus.”
“There can be no doubt whatever that the mucus which is so profusely poured out over the external sexual organs in woman during the excitement of sexual desire has for its end the lubrication of the parts and the facilitation of the passage of the intromittent organ.”
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