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erectile Line breaks: erect|ile
Pronunciation: /ɪˈrɛktʌɪl/

Definition of erectile in English:


1Able to become erect: erectile spines
More example sentences
  • Threespine sticklebacks are laterally compressed, fusiform shaped fish with three sharp, erectile spines at the forward part of the dorsal fin.
  • Also distinguished by their long, erectile, iridescent tail feathers, which they spread at every opportunity
  • Its blood-filled organ, encased in collagen, is remarkably similar in structure to the mammalian erectile penis.
1.1Denoting tissues which are capable of becoming temporarily engorged with blood, particularly those of the penis or other sexual organs: erectile tissue
1.2Relating to the capability of the penis or other sexual organs to become erect: men with erectile dysfunction

Words that rhyme with erectile

insectile, projectile
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