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Origin of detumescence
OTHER WORDS FROM detumescencede·tu·mes·cent, adjective
Words nearby detumescence
Example sentences from the Web for detumescence
But in these cases also, the complete fusion of the processes of detumescence and contrectation occurs very gradually.
This is true of both components of the sexual impulse, of the phenomena of contrectation, no less than of those of detumescence.
The detumescence-impulse is sometimes the sole manifestation of the sexual impulse.
It is equally an incident, highly important though not primitive and fundamental, of detumescence.
A state of tumescence is not normally constant, and tumescence must be obtained before detumescence is possible.