Sexual Dictionary - letter F
any loyal and steadfast following. Sexual faithfulness - not having sexual relations
with anyone except your husband or wife, or your boyfriend or girlfriend.
- Fallopian tube
the tubal passageway connecting the
ovary to the
uterus. Also called oviduct.
a major energy source for animals and humans. Fat contains nine calories per gram.
physical or mental exhaustion. Weariness.
caused by fever. Feverish.
body waste expelled from the
Also called stool.
the act of kissing, licking, or sucking the male genitals with the lips and tongue.
Oral sex performed to a man.
- Female circumcision
- Female reproductive system
- Female sexual dysfunction
the persistent or recurrent inability to attain or maintain sexual excitement.
Sexual dysfunction includes :
- desire disorders
- arousal disorders
- pain disorders
- orgasmic disorders
- Causes can be physiological (inadequate blood flow,
nerve-related loss of sensitivity, reduced hormone levels), psychological
(following sexual or physical abuse or trauma, fear of pain, infection, or
being pregnant) and neither physiological nor psychological (unskilled or
uncaring partner, communication problems with partner). Sometimes these
factors are interrelated and require a combination of therapies.
the trait of behaving in ways considered typical for women.
capable of reproducing.
the process of joining the male's
spermatozoon and the female's
ovum and the initiation of the development of a new
To deliver the
semen to the female, the male inserts his
penis, into the opening of the
vagina. This process is a part of
copulation. Once the male
ejaculates, a large number of
spermatozoa travel toward the ovum. For
fertilization to occur, a single spermatozoa must successfully penetrate the
the ability to have children.
- Fertility treatment
any method or procedure used to enhance fertility or increase the likelihood of
having to do with the fetus.
a fixation on an activity, an object, or on part of the body.
the unborn baby from the end of the eighth week after fertilization of the
birth. See also
abnormally high body temperature.
tumor of the
uterus composed of muscle fibers.
benign tumor of connective tissue.
the quality of being faithful.
to stimulate the
vagina with the fingers.
an abnormal passage from an
abscess, cavity or hollow organ to the
skin or another abscess.
soft and flabby. Referring to a non-erect penis.
acute febrile highly
disease. Some categories as older people, young
children and people with certain health conditions, are at high risk for serious
complications from the flu. Common symptoms are :
Also called influenza.
- high fever
- tiredness (sometimes extreme)
- sore throat
- runny or stuffy nose
- body aches
- diarrhea and vomiting (more common in children)
fluid filled sac in the
ovary that contains a developing
egg that is released at
ovulation. Each month an egg develops inside
- Follicle stimulating hormone (FSH)
hormone produced by the
pituitary gland in the brain that stimulates
testicles to produce
spermatozoa in males and stimulates the
ovary to ripen a follicle for
ovulation in females.
- Folic acid
one of the B-group vitamins essential for forming red blood cells. Very important in
any action that causes sexual excitement before sexual intercourse.
Common actions that can be considered foreplay are touching, kissing and
fondling. See also
a loose fold of skin covering and protecting the tip (head) of the
penis of an
uncircumcised male. Prepuce.
- French kiss
slang for kissing with the tongue.
a fold of skin or mucous membrane that limits the movement of a body part.
For example, the frenulum linguae is the midline fold under the tongue
that attaches it to the floor of the mouth or the thin strip of flesh on the
underside of the
penis that connects the
shaft to the head of the penis.
lack of sexual response, especially of women, and inability to achieve
orgasm during intercourse.
- Frotteurism (frottage)
to rub against another person. Usually referes to sexual gratification
by sexual touching or rubbing the genitals aria while clothed. Typically,
such contact occurs in crowded situations such as on buses or elevators where
the individual rubs up against a stranger. A person who practices frotteurism
is known as a frotteur.
a group of organisms that includes yeasts, molds and mushrooms.
a localized infection beneath the skin, which develops a solitary, raised
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