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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • adjective Capable of being raised to an upright position.
  • adjective Anatomy Of or relating to tissue that is capable of filling with blood and becoming rigid.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • Capable of erection; susceptible of being erected, as tissue.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • adjective Capable of being erected; susceptible of being erected of dilated.
  • adjective Of or pertaining to an erection{5}
  • adjective (Anat.) a tissue, such as that contained in the penis, which is capable of being greatly dilated and made rigid by accumulation of blood in and the consequent distension of the numerous blood vessels which it contains.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • adjective Capable of being raised to an upright position.
  • adjective Of or relating to tissue capable of filling with blood and becoming rigid.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adjective filled with vascular sinuses and capable of becoming distended and rigid as the result of being filled with blood
  • adjective capable of being raised to an upright position

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