Words nearby detumescence
Origin of detumescence
OTHER WORDS FROM detumescencede·tu·mes·cent, adjective
Examples from the Web for detumescence
There is the period of tumescence, and the ecbole constituting the detumescence.Studies in the Psychology of Sex, Volume 1 (of 6)|Havelock Ellis
I have previously alluded to 88masturbation as a manifestation of the detumescence impulse.The Sexual Life of the Child|Albert Moll
In man the whole process of detumescence, when it has once really begun, only occupies a few moments.
This reflex is always present in healthy adult subjects and indicates the integrity of the physical mechanism of detumescence.
The act of exhibition itself gratifies the sexual impulse, and usually it suffices to replace both tumescence and detumescence.