: a hypophilic
condition or syndrome, of variable etiology, in which erection
of the penis is lacking or defective under normally conducive conditions; recurrent premature
loss of erection of the penis
, or its failure to become erect, during the acceptive phase of and erotic/sexual episode. The term has, as in frigidity
for the female condition, fallen into disuse. Erectile failure, erectile insufficiency
, or erectile difficulty are synonyms.
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