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3 definitions found
 for intromission
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Intromission \In`tro*mis"sion\, n. [Cf. F. intromission. See
     Intromit.]
     [1913 Webster]
     1. The act of sending in or of putting in; insertion.
        [1913 Webster]
  
     2. Specifically; (Zool.) The insertion of the male copulatory
        organ into the female in the process of coitus. --South.
        [1913 Webster +PJC]
  
              Four populations [of the vlei rat] varied in a
              number of parameters of copulatory behavior, such as
              latency to first mount, number of intromissions per
              series, and latency to intromission after first
              ejaculation.                          --Edith
                                                    Dempster
                                                    (African Small
                                                    Mammals
                                                    Newsletter,
                                                    Issue No. 16,
                                                    May 1996,
                                                    Laboratoir
                                                    Mammif[`e]res
                                                    & Oiseaux,
                                                    Paris)
        [PJC]
  
     3. The act of letting go in; admission.
        [1913 Webster]
  
     4. (Scots Law) An intermeddling with the affairs of another,
        either on legal grounds or without authority.
        [1913 Webster]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  intromission
      n 1: the act of putting one thing into another [syn:
           insertion, introduction, intromission]

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  35 Moby Thesaurus words for "intromission":
     acceptance, admission, admittance, baptism, embedment, enlistment,
     enrollment, entrance, graft, grafting, immission, impaction,
     impactment, implantation, inauguration, induction, infixion,
     infusion, initiation, injection, inoculation, insertion,
     insinuation, installation, instatement, interjection,
     interpolation, introduction, investiture, ordination, penetration,
     perfusion, tessellation, transplant, transplantation
  
  

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