Definition of Detumescent

1. [adj]



Lexicographical Neighbors of Detumescent

detrusion
detrusions
detrusor
detrusor compliance
detrusor hyperreflexia
detrusor muscle of urinary bladder
detrusor pressure
detrusor sphincter dyssynergia
detrusor stability
detrusors
dette
detteles
detumescences
detumescent (current term)
detumescing
detumomab
detunable
detune
detuned
detunes
detuning
detunings
deturb
deturbation
deturbations
deturbed
deturbing
deturbs

Literary usage of Detumescent

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. International Medical and Surgical Surveyby American Institute of Medicine by American Institute of Medicine (1922)
"Novocain acts in quite a different manner; it favors intumescence to the extent that it overcomes the detumescent action of ..."

2. The Life of Frederic William Farrar, D.D., F.R.S., Etc., Sometime Dean of by Reginald Farrar (1904)
"The 'rebellion,' which had most seriously shaken the very existence of the school, was hardly detumescent; but Cotton's sovereign good sense soon swept away ..."

3. Health and Disease in Relation to Marriage and the Married State by Hermann Senator, Siegfried Kaminer (1904)
"1899, and Untersuchungen über die Libido sexualis, Berlin, 1897) it is just capable of conquering the "detumescent" desire which is the more serious part of ..."

4. Men I Have Known by Frederic William Farrar (1897)
"The " rebellion," which had most seriously shaken the very existence of the school, was hardly detumescent ; but Cotton's sovereign good sense soon swept ..."

5. Christianity and Sex Problems by Hugh Northcote (1916)
"If it is inexpedient to divert altogether the law's regard from the abnormal detumescent act to its surroundings, this is not to say that a fresh evaluation ..."

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