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Meaning of EJACULATION

Pronunciation:  i`jakyu'leyshun

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [n]  an abrupt emphatic exclamation expressing emotion
  2. [n]  the discharge of semen in males
 

EJACULATION is a 11 letter word that starts with E.

 

 Synonyms: interjection
 
 See Also: discharge, emission, exclaiming, exclamation, expelling, nocturnal emission, premature ejaculation

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\E*jac`u*la"tion\, n. [Cf. F. ['e]jaculation.]
1. The act of throwing or darting out with a sudden force and
   rapid flight. [Archaic or Technical] ``An ejaculation or
   irradiation of the eye.'' --Bacon.

2. The uttering of a short, sudden exclamation or prayer, or
   the exclamation or prayer uttered.

         In your dressing, let there be jaculations fitted to
         the several actions of dressing.      --Jer. Taylor.

3. (Physiol.) The act of ejecting or suddenly throwing, as a
   fluid from a duct.

 
Medical Dictionary
 
 Definition: The release of semen through the penis during orgasm.
 
Biology Dictionary
 
 Definition: Ejaculation is a two-part spinal reflex that involves:
  1. movement of semen into the urethra in response to signals from the internal pudendal nerves (afferent), and hypgastric nerves (efferent), and
  2. propulsion of the semen out of the urethra by contraction of the bulbocavernosus muscle in response to signals from the sacral roots and the internal pudendal nerves.
 
Thesaurus Terms
 
 Related Terms: blowout, blurt, discharge, disgorgement, ecphonesis, effusion, egestion, ejection, elimination, emission, eructation, eruption, exclamation, excretion, expletive, expulsion, extravasation, extrusion, exudation, flow, flux, jet, outburst, outpour, secretion, spout, spurt, squirt, transudation
 

 

 

 

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