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coitus interruptus

[ in-tuh-ruhp-tuhs ]
/ ˌɪn təˈrʌp təs /
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noun, plural coitus in·ter·rup·ti [in-tuh-ruhp-tahy]. /ˌɪn təˈrʌp taɪ/.
sexual intercourse that is intentionally interrupted by withdrawal before ejaculation of semen into the vagina.
an act or instance of this.
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Origin of coitus interruptus

First recorded in 1895–1900; from New Latin: “interrupted coitus”

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British Dictionary definitions for coitus interruptus

coitus interruptus
/ (ˌɪntəˈrʌptəs) /

noun
the deliberate withdrawal of the penis from the vagina before ejaculation
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Medical definitions for coitus interruptus

coitus interruptus
[ ĭn′tə-rŭptəs ]

n.
Sexual intercourse deliberately interrupted by withdrawal of the penis from the vagina prior to ejaculation.onanism
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