Glossary of terms used on this siteThere are 324 entries in this glossary.
Resulting from treatment by a physician, such as from medications, procedures, or surgery.
Also known as Erectile Dysfunction. A common problem among men characterized by the consistent inability to sustain an erection sufficient for sexual intercourse or the inability to achieve ejaculation , or both. Impotence can vary. It can involve a total inability to achieve an erection or ejaculation, an inconsistent ability to do so, or a tendency to sustain only very brief erections.
The rate at which a certain event occurs, e.g., the number of new cases of a specific disease occurring during a certain period.
The reason for doing something.
The inability to conceive or produce offspring.
To harm, hurt, or wound. The word injure may be in physical or emotional sense. Treadmill machines may injure anyone who gets on one. Sexual molestation injures children. From the Latin injuria meaning injury.
Harm or hurt. The term ""injury"" may be applied in medicine to damage inflicted upon oneself as in a hamstring injury or by an external agent on as in a cold injury. The injury may be accidental or deliberate, as with a needlestick injury. The term ""injury"" may be synonymous (depending on the context) with a wound or with trauma.
A patient who is admitted to the hospital for treatment.
|Insulin-dependent diabetes mellitus||
Diabetes in which the body does not produce sufficient insulin.
|Intercavernous injection therapy||
Treatment for erectile dysfunction in which a medication is injected directly into the penis.
The act of placing between.
The pressure within the corpora cavernosa, as measured during cavernosography.
Pertaining to the muscles, injection into the muscle.
Placed into the urethra.