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Introduction: Impotence

Description of Impotence

Impotence (medical condition): Impotence or "erectile dysfunction" is the inability to attain or sustain an erection for long enough for sexual activity. ...more

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Impotence: In medicine, refers to the inability to have an erection of the penis adequate for sexual intercourse. Also called erectile dysfunction.
Source: National Institute of Health

Impotence: an inability (usually of a male) to copulate.
Source: WordNet 2.1

Impotence: The inability to perform sexual intercourse.
Source: Diseases Database

Impotence: inability to perform sexual intercourse.
Source: CRISP

Impotence: The inability to perform sexual intercourse due to psychological or organ dysfunction.
Source: MeSH 2007

Impotence: Related Topics

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Impotence as a Disease

Impotence (medical condition): See Impotence (disease information).
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Impotence: Related Diseases

Impotence: Impotence is listed as a type of (or associated with) the following medical conditions in our database:

Impotence: Article Excerpts

Impotence is a consistent inability to sustain an erection sufficient for sexual intercourse.... (Source: excerpt from Impotence: NIDDK)

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Impotence as a Symptom

Impotence (symptom): Difficulty starting or maintaining an erection...more »

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Impotence: Related Disease Topics

These medical disease topics may be related to Impotence:

Terms associated with Impotence:

Terms Similar to Impotence:

Source: Diseases Database

  • impotency

Source - WordNet 2.1

Source - MeSH 2007

More specific terms for Impotence:

Source - MeSH 2007

Source - WordNet 2.1

Broader terms for Impotence

Source - MeSH 2007

Source - CRISP

Source - WordNet 2.1

The term Impotence can be used for:

Source: CRISP

Other terms that may be related to Impotence:

Source: CRISP

Hierarchical classifications of Impotence

The following list attempts to classify Impotence into categories where each line is subset of the next.

WordNet 2.1

  • infertility,sterility
  • physiological condition,physiological state
  • state

Source: WordNet 2.1

MeSH 2007 Hierarchy:

MeSH 2007 Hierarchy

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