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    Glossary of sex

    Treatment Glossary sex – ETHOS HEALTH CARE

    • Abortion – The termination of a pregnancy before it has reached viability.
    • Adolescence -The period of life between childhood and adulthood, usually age 11–16.
    • Anorgasmia -The inability to have an orgasm.
    • Auto Immune Deficiency Syndrome or AIDS – A deadly sexually transmitted disease, no cure yet but there are good medicines to control.
    • Basal body temperature method of family planning -Natural method of birth control that uses the woman’s daily body temperature to determine when a woman is ovulating.
    • Bi-curious -State of sexual interest in both sexes in order to determine one’s sexual orientation.
    • Bisexuality -Sexually attracted to members of both sexes.
    • Calendar method or rhythm method -Natural method of birth control that in which abstinenceis observed during the time of month when the woman is likely to become pregnant.
    • Candidiasis or yeast infection -Fungal infection that is sometimes affects genitals through sexual contact.
    • Cervical cap -Barrier method of birth control in which a small cap is used to fit over the cervix and block sperm.
    • Cervical mucus method – Natural method of birth control that checks the consistency of the woman’s cervical mucus to see when a woman is ovulating and is more likely to conceive.
    • Cervix -The entrance to the uterus in a female’s anatomy.
    • Chlamydia -A common sexually transmitted disease.
    • Circumcision -The surgical removal of the penis foreskin.
    • Climacteric –Phase of menopause with characteristic changes.
    • Clitoris –The sensitive part of the female genitalia found within the vulva. It is said to be the organ of pleasure in women.
    • Condom – Barrier method of birth control worn by men over the penis. Also a good method of protection against sexually transmitted diseases.
    • Contraception -The intent, efforts and methods to avoid unintended pregnancy.
    • Cunnilingus –Oral sex done on vagina.
    • Depo-Provera:Hormonal method of birth control.
    • Detumescence–Fading arousal after ejaculation in males, penis returns to flaccid state.
    • Diaphragm -Barrier method of birth control in which a domeshaped cup blocks the rear part of the vaginafrom sperm.
    • Dildo -A penisshaped object that is inserted into vagina to simulate the sexual feeling.
    • Ejaculation –Emission of sperm from penis as a result of orgasm.
    • Erectile dysfunction or ED –A condition when a man is unable to have an erection.
    • Erection -A penis that is stiff and hard in a state of arousal.
    • Estrogen -A female hormone.
    • Fellatio –Oral sex done on penis.
    • Female superior position – Sexual position with woman on top.
    • Foreskin -A sheath of skin that surrounds the glans and opens at the top. This is surgically removed in the process called circumcision.
    • Frottage -The homosexual activity of two men rubbing their bodies against each other until they reach climax.
    • Genital warts by human papillomavirus HPV – A typeof sexually transmitted disease.
    • Glans -The head of penis.
    • Gonorrhea –A type of sexually transmitted disease.
    • Group masturbation also called circle jerk -Mutual masturbation in a group.
    • Hepatitis B – A type of sexually transmitted disease.
    • Herpes – A type of sexually transmitted disease.
    • Heterosexuality –Sexual attraction only to members of opposite sex.
    • Homosexuality -Sexual attraction only to members of same sex as own.Men and women are respectively gay and lesbian.
    • Hormone replacement therapy- Medical treatment by hormones for menopause and post it.
    • Human immunodeficiency virus HIV – Sexually transmitted virus that causesautoimmune deficiency syndrome AIDS.
    • Hysterectomy – The surgical removal of the uterus.
    • Impotency –Inability in man to get an erection when wanted.
    • Intrauterine deviceIUD:Method of birth control in which a small device is implanted into the uterus with use of hormones or copper to prevent pregnancy.
    • Laparoscopic sterilization –Type of female sterilization in which a small instrument inserted through a small incision.
    • Libido -The desire to have sex.
    • Masturbation -Sexually pleasuring oneself usually ending in orgasm.
    • Meatus – Theexternal opening of the glans.
    • Menarche -First menstrual period.
    • Menopause -The end of menstruation with resultant changes.
    • Menstruation or menstrual cycle -The monthly process of releasing eggs and bleeding in case of non conception.
    • Missionary position – Male on top position of sex.
    • Molluscum contagiosum – A type ofsexually transmitted disease
    • Mons pubis andMons Veneris -A portion above the female’s pubic bone and is said to be sensitive to sexual stimulus.
    • Mutual masturbation –Pleasuring each other by masturbating the partner.
    • Natural family planning method –Using natural method like abstinence to prevent pregnancy.
    • Nocturnal penile tumescence -Erection during sleep.
    • Orgasm –The climax of sexual excitement experienced as intense pleasure and with ejaculation in males and similar feeling in females.
    • Ovulation -Process in which ovaries release egg.
    • Pedophile -A person who wants to have sex with children.
    • Pelvic inflammatory diseasePID:An infection that has spread into the deeper organs of reproductive system.
    • Perineum -The area between the genital organ and the anus.
    • Peyronie’s disease -Condition in which the erect penis curves to one side to the extent that sex becomes impossible.
    • Premonitory sensation -The feeling or point of no return before ejaculation in men.
    • Priapism –Long lasting painful erection.
    • Progesterone -A female hormone essential for pregnancy.
    • Prostate gland – The prostate gland is located at the lower end of man’s bladder and it produces fluids that makepart of semen.
    • Psychogenic erection -An erection caused by non specific stimulus that triggers the brain to release hormones resulting in erection.
    • Pubococcygeus muscles – Muscles in the genital area in both male and female that causes the most contractions during orgasm.
    • Retarded ejaculation –Condition in which ejaculation is delayed or difficult.
    • Retrograde ejaculation -Condition in which during ejaculation the semen flows backwards into the bladder.
    • Scrotum -The sac at the base of the penis that holds the testis.
    • Sexual orientation -The state that tells what gender a person is attracted to. Like homosexuals are attracted to same gender as own.
    • Sexually transmitted diseaseSTD -A disease or infection that is transmitted by sexual intercourse.
    • Smegma –A substance that forms under the foreskin from excretions and dead skin cells.
    • Spermicide -Chemical used as contraceptive to kill sperm.
    • Sterilization -Permanent birth control method by surgery, in males it is vasectomy and tubal sterilization in females.
    • Syphilis -A type of STD that gives chancres and if untreated leads to serious complications.
    • Testicles or testes -Part of the male genitals present in scrotal sacs.
    • Tribadism -Two women rubbing their genitals together while one is lying on top of the other.
    • Trichomoniasis –A type of sexually transmitted disease.
    • Tubectomy or tubal ligation – Permanent method of birth control in female by surgery.
    • Uterus – Female organ where a fertilized egg implants and develops into fetus.
    • Vagina – Part of the female genitals, sort of muscular tube that extends from the external opening vulva to the cervix.
    • Vaginismus -A condition in which a woman’s vaginal muscles involuntarily contracts tight that makes penetration by the man’s penis is painful or even impossible.
    • Vaginitis – Infection of vagina.
    • Vasectomy- Permanent method of birth control in male by surgery.
    • Vibrator –Sex toy or device that gives intercourse like clitoral stimulation for a woman.
    • Vulva – The visible part of the female genitals.<