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History of psychology Dr money theory of gender neutrality In 1966, a botched electrical circumcision left David Reimer (then named Bruce) without a penis. A malfunction in the doctor’s equipment (electro-cautery needle) caused the needle to burn Reimer’s penis from tip to base. The Reimer’s were left with a dilemma: a son with no penis. They visited several medical experts who assured them that penile reconstruction would prove worthless. The Reimer’s were devastated and did not know how to...

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Sexual Dysfunction

dysfunction Erectile dysfunction or impotence is a sexual dysfunction characterized by the inability to develop or maintain an erection of the penis. There are various underlying causes, such as damage to the nervi erigentes which prevents or delays erection, or diabetes as well as cardiovascular disease, which simply decreases blood flow to the tissue in the penis, many of which are medically reversible. The causes of erectile dysfunction may be psychological or physical. Psychological erectile dysfunction...

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The Words of the Gods

Penis (plural penises or penes) is a general term for the organs with which male andhermaphrodite animals introduce sperm intoreceptive females during copulation. Such organs occur in many animals, both vertebrateand invertebrate, but males do not bear a penis in every animal species, and in those species in which the male does bear a so-called penis, the penes in the various species are not necessarily homologous. For example, the penis of a mammal is at most analogous to the penis of a male insect or barnacle...

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What Is Hypospadias?

near the glans penis or along the shaft of the penis or in extreme cases the urethra is located at the base of the penis or under the scrotum. It can be diagnosed at birth. It is absolutely necessary for a child to undergo surgery in order to lead a normal life. Hypospadias is usually surgically corrected within twelve months to three years after the child has been born, depending on the severity of the condition. Often males with hypospadias have chordee, a condition in which the penis bends downward...

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reproductive organs include the penis, scrotum and the testicles. These are located in the pelvic area underneath the abdomen.(Innerbody.com, 2013) Penis This is the male organ used during sexual intercourse. It consist of the shaft, main body of penis, the root which connects the penis to the muscles within the abdomen. The gland is known as the head of the penis which is covered in foreskin. This skin can be removed in a process called circumcision. The main purpose of the penis is to carry and discharge...

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or narrower allows the vagina to accommodate something as slim as a tampon and as wide as a baby. The vagina's muscular walls are lined with mucous membranes, which keep it protected and moist. The vagina serves three purposes: 1. It's where the penis is inserted during sexual intercourse. 2. It's the pathway that a baby takes out of a woman's body during childbirth, called the birth canal. 3. It provides the route for the menstrual blood (the period) to leave the body from the uterus. A...

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Sexual Anatomy

experience pleasure. The clitoral shaft consists of erectile tissue that contains two spongy masses called corpora cavernous that will fill with blood and become erect in response to sexual stimulation. It is less apparent than the erection of the male’s penis. It has an indirect role in reproduction in that it is the female sex organ most sensitive to sexual sensation and thus a motivator of sexual activity. The vestibule refers to the areas within the labia minora that have the openings to the vagina...

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reproductive tracts. Objective: Explain the functions of the female reproductive tract and the male reproductive tract. Key Terms: accessory glands cervix clitoris Cowper’s gland ejaculation fallopian tubes infundibulum ovary oviducts penis prostate gland scrotum testicle testosterone urethra uterus vulva E-unit: Animal Reproductive System Page 1 AgEdLibrary.com Copyright © 2006 by CAERT, Inc. — Reproduction by subscription only. 070065Female Reproductive Tract The reproductive...

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Sexual Response Cycle: Similarities & Differences Between the Sexes

of the genital tissues with blood, and myotonia, muscle tension. Vasocongestion causes erection of the penis and swelling of the clitoris, labia, testes, nipples, and even the earlobes. Myotonia causes facial grimaces, spasms in the hands and feet, and finally, the spasms of orgasm. The first phase is called the excitement phase. For men this phase is characterized by the erection of the penis, a thickening of the scrotal skin, and the enlargement and elevation of the testes. In women the clitoris...

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The Vagina Myth

accept and love her body particularly the power put forth over men who attempt to violate her. The movie version of the vagina myth is an alarming film that serves as a cautionary tale for men that discusses a girl whose vagina bites off unwelcome penis. According to Lichtenstein’s fantasy world, the mythology illustrated a toothed vagina that serves a policing function. The film translation discussed solution to male violence against women and description of revenge as cold comfort. The characters...

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