Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • adj. Of or relating to the penis.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • adj. having to do with the penis, the male sexual organ

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Same as penial.
  • n. A peninsula.

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

  • adj. of or relating to the penis

Etymologies

From Latin penilis ("penile"), the Latin word penis ("penis"). (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • Furthermore, their ratings of erection and arousal to homosexual stimuli were low and not significantly different from nonhomophobic men who demonstrated no significant increase in penile response to homosexual stimuli.

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  • The men were exposed to sexually explicit erotic stimuli consisting of heterosexual, male homosexual, and lesbian videotapes, and changes in penile circumference were monitored.

    The Memory Hole

  • Both groups exhibited increases in penile circumference to the heterosexual and female homosexual videos.

    The Memory Hole

  • Only the homophobic men showed an increase in penile erection to male homosexual stimuli.

    The Memory Hole

  • We see Jason Turner telling some other guys "It's actually called the penile volumetric measuring device."

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  • (Counselors test whether this last treatment is working with a device called a penile plethysmograph, which measures blood flow and arousal.)

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  • Of course in its case it would not be a bacterial vaginal infection but instead we would be talking about a male yeast infection also known as a penile infection.

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  • It's called penile fracture, and it's not a subtle injury.

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  • Contrary to conventional medical dogma, a new European study has found that the mechanical devices known as penile extenders UK researchers have found an unexpectedly close relationship between intelligence and sperm quality ...

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  • To have an orgasm during sex (which in this case is defined as penile penetration into a vagina and strictly so back then) is so difficult for a woman.

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