Definition of Priapism

1. Noun. Condition in which the penis is continually erect; usually painful and seldom with sexual arousal.

Generic synonyms: Pathology

Definition of Priapism

1. n. More or less permanent erection and rigidity of the penis, with or without sexual desire.

Definition of Priapism

1. Noun. (pathology) A painful and potentially harmful medical condition in which the erect penis (erection) does not return to its flaccid state (despite the absence of both physical and psychological stimulation), often as a result of a spinal injury. ¹

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Definition of Priapism

1. a persistent erection of the penis [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Priapism

prezackly
prezactly
prezes
prezygapophyseal
prezygapophyses
prezygapophysis
prezygotic
prezzie
prezzies
prial
prials
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priapi
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priapically
priapismic
priapisms
priapulid
priapulids
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pribble
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price
price-controlled
price-earnings ratio
price-fixing
price-to-earnings ratio
price bracket

Literary usage of Priapism

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1. A Practical Treatise on Disorders of the Sexual Function in the Male and Female by Max Hühner (1916)
"Essential priapism. Pathology. Causes which act upon the erection center. ... priapism is a persistent erection of the penis, unaccompanied by sexual desire ..."

2. Anomalies and curiosities of medicine by George Milbry Gould, Walter Lytle Pyle (1901)
"Burchard* reports a most interesting case of prolonged priapism in an English gentleman of fifty-three. When he was called to see the man on July loth he ..."

3. A Practical Treatise on Sexual Disorders of the Male and Female by Robert William Taylor (1905)
"priapism. WHILE in the normal state erections last only a short time, in ;rtain morbid conditions they are, on the contrary, of prolonged duration, ..."

4. Management & Therapy of Sickle Cell Disease edited by Clarice D. Reid, Samuel Charace, Bertram Lubin (1997)
"RECURRENT ACUTE priapism This is the most common form of priapism in which the ... ACUTE PROLONGED priapism The painful erection that does not subside after ..."

5. Medical Record by George Frederick Shrady, Thomas Lathrop Stedman (1897)
"priapism in infants and children from reflex causes. 2. ... Essential priapism. The first four are not the subject of the present paper, but the fifth form, ..."

6. Therapeutic Gazette (1907)
"PROLONGED priapism. By the term priapism is meant an erection unaccompanied by sexual ... Transitory priapism may be recurrent, coming night after night. ..."

7. The American Journal of the Medical Sciences by Southern Society for Clinical Investigation (U.S.) (1870)
"... should be resorted to in preference to the curved, and the direction of the traction should be made directly downward and backward. Persistent priapism. ..."

8. A Compendium of practical medicine for the use of students and practitioners by Willis Webster Grube (1897)
"priapism. the onset of the disease. Brandy or gin in milk, ten to twenty drops every three ... priapism. Is more or less continuous erection without desire. ..."

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