Sexual Dictionary - letter D
- D and C
dilatation and curettage. A surgical procedure in which the uterine lining is removed by scraping.
- Date rape
Forceful sexual contact with an unwilling partner, usually preceded by social
interaction or foreplay.
loss of calcium from the bones or teeth.
to take away the
virginity of a woman.
Excessive loss of body water resulting in weakness, dizziness and other symptoms. It
can be life-threatening if not treated, especially in young children and babies.
the procedure of expulsion or extraction of the child through the birth canal into the
external world, by manual, instrumental, or surgical means.
Vaginal delivery - the delivery of a baby through the vagina.
Cesarean delivery - the delivery of a baby by surgical incision through the abdominal wall
- Dental dam
square sheets of latex used in dentistry, used for covering the
anilingus as a
safer sex technique. A "home-made" dental
dam can also be created by cutting the tip of a
condom cutting to the center and then
and spreading open the latex.
- Deontology (medical)
ethical theory concerned with duties and rights between doctors and doctors and their
of, relating to skin.
a mental state characterized by extreme and intense sadness, pessimism,
sense of inadequacy and a despondent lack of activity.
a skin irritation characterized by red, flaky skin, sometimes with cracks or tiny
blisters. Dermatitis is extremely itchy, but scratching damages the fragile skin and
exacerbates the problem so it is important for people with eczema to try to leave the
area alone. Also known as eczema. The most common causes of dermatitis are
the branch of medicine that is concerned with the structure, functions, and diseases
of the skin. The specialist is called dermatologist.
an infection of the skin caused by
dermatophytes or other
a common label for a group of three types of
fungus that commonly cause skin disease. These
are: Microsporum, Epidermophyton and Trichophyton. There are about
40 species in these three genera.
a skin disease involving lesions or eruptions, especially one that is not accompanied
sexual appetite. Also called libido.
- Diabetes mellitus
a disorder of carbohydrate metabolism resulting from insulin deficiency.
Characterized by high blood sugar levels (hyperglycemia) that result in weakness, frequent urination
and increased thirst and hunger.
identification of a particular disease. It is based on clinical examination and lab
A treatment to remove certain molecules from the blood, particularly in people with
a barrier method of
contraception. It is a small rubber dome filled with a
spermicidal cream and placed in the
vagina to wall off the
cervix, the opening to the
uterus, thus preventing
sperm from entering. Does not protect against
sexually transmitted disease (STDs). See also
birth control methods.
production of feces in increased volume and with greater fluidity than normal.
the total food consumed by an individual. A therapeutic diet is a prescription of
required or restricted foods.
An expert who is trained in the use of diet and nutrition to maintain or restore
a sex toy, usually made of silicone, rubber or jelly, which is used to enhance sexual
pleasure by insertion into the vagina or anus. Has the shape of a penis or an other rounded
an infectious disease of childhood characterized by fever, sore throat and the
presence of "dirty" (white, gray, brown) membranes in the throat.
two sets of
chromosomes in the germ cell, with one member of each
chromosome pair derived from the
ovum and one from the
spermatozoon. The normal chromosome diploid number in
humans is 46. Compare
ejaculation of semen through the penis as a result of orgasm, or a slow expulsion or
"drip" of fluids from the penis caused by a
sexually transmitted disease.
disorder of bodily function or destructive processes in organs, organsí systems or in
an organism with recognizable signs and symptoms, and in many cases a known cause.
a chemical agent used to destroy microorganisms on inanimate objects.
abnormal condition where the
fertilized by 2
spermatozoa. See also
increased elimination of urine.
abbreviation from dezoxiribonucleic acid.
The molecule that encodes genetic information in the nucleus of cells. It determines
the structure, function and behavior of the cell. Has an important role in
hereditary transmitting of some features.
- Doggy style
slang for sexual intercourse where the male penetrates the female from behind.
- Domestic partnership
a committed relationship between two people who live together, but are unmarried.
- Donor egg
an egg, which has been retrieved from one person and given to another.
- Donor sperm
sperm, which is collected from one male and used to fertilize the
egg of a woman, usually an anonymous process.
toward the back.
a flow of liquid or vapor directed onto or into a part of the body. Vaginal douche -
using flow of water to wash the
vagina. Vaginal douching offers no benefit in any condition. As adverse effects
there are changes in vaginal flora witch predisposes to
the removal of fluid or purulent material from a wound or body cavity.
a bandage for an external wound.
- Dry Sex
slang for simulating intercourse by rubbing up against a partner while fully clothed.
a channel or passage through which fluids move.
the breakdown or abnormal behavior of a function. It usually refers to a disorder in
a bodily organ.
medical term for pain during
menstruation. Painful periods. Menstrual cramps.
uterine contractions are much stronger and it is these
strong contractions that are most likely to be painful. Can be caused by :
difficult or painful sexual
intercourse. Dyspareunia it is considered to be
primarily a physical, rather than an emotional, problem until proven otherwise. In most
instances of dyspareunia, there is an original physical cause like brutal or painful
deflower. Also can be a result of existing of an
sexually transmitted disease.
digestive type problems due to alterations of gastric function that are cause by various
disorders of the stomach. Includes a variety of symptoms of gastrointestinal origin, such as
heartburn, nausea and vomiting or belching.
generally - abnormal development or growth of tissues, organs, or cells. Specific -
abnormal cells, noncancerous, which can evoluate in cancer. Diagnostic it is based on
painful or difficult urination, often caused by a
sexually transmitted disease.
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