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  Sexual Organs and Heteorchonic Theory (Penis and Testicle Size, Clitoris Location, etc.)
The more they can be sure of sexual monopoly, as the gorilla can, the smaller their testes; the more they live in multimale promiscuous groups, the larger their testes.
She might have mated with less sexually competent males and produced less sexually competent sons." (Miller, Geoffrey F. (1994) Evolution of the human brain through runaway sexual selection: the mind as a protean courtship device.
This genital stage significantly predicted onset of sexual interest, with 2.2% of the fl boys experiencing intercourse by age 11.
www.neoteny.org /a/testiclesize.html   (2504 words)

  Human Sexuality - MSN Encarta
Sexuality permeates many areas of human life and culture, thereby setting humans apart from other members of the animal kingdom, in which the objective of sexuality is more often confined to reproduction.
Secondary sexual characteristics are attributes other than the sex organs that generally distinguish one sex from the other but are not essential to reproduction, such as the larger breasts characteristic of women and the facial hair and deeper voices characteristic of men.
The internal sex organs of the female consist of the vagina, uterus, fallopian tubes (or oviducts), and ovaries.
encarta.msn.com /encyclopedia_761580700/Human_Sexuality.html   (999 words)

 Male Continence: History (Part II)
The testicles are the organs of reproduction in the male, and the uterus in the female.
Sexual intercourse, pure and simple, is the conjunction of the organs of union, and the interchange of magnetic influences, or conversation of spirits, through the medium of that conjunction.
Ordinary sexual intercourse (in which the amative and propagative functions are confounded) is a momentary affair, terminating in exhaustion and disgust.
www.sacred-texts.com /sex/mc/mc02.htm   (2733 words)

 Sex organ - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The Latin term genitalia, sometimes anglicized as genitals, is used to describe the sex organs, and in the English language this term and genital area are most often used to describe the externally visible sex organs, known as primary genitalia or external genitalia: in males the penis and scrotum, in females the vulva.
Organs of sexual anatomy originate from a common anlage and differentiate into male or female sex organs.
Each sexual organ in one sex has a homologous counterpart in the other one.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Sex_organs   (540 words)

 Sexual Health
In fact, it is not uncommon for a Taoist physician to prescribe certain sexual positions and techniques to his patients in the treatment of common maladies such as fatigue, hypertension, diabetes, digestive problems, migraines, menstrual problems, infertility, and menopause.
Sexual Qi originates in the kidneys and bone marrow, which according to Taoist philosophy includes the penis and vagina/uterus, prostate and ovary glands, the bladder and kidney organs and their meridians, and in women their breasts.
Sexual Qigong is not an end in itself, it is merely a vital step in the larger process of cultivating and refining your Qi.
womensintegrativehealth.com /sexual_health.html   (2419 words)

 Discovery Health :: Diseases & Conditions :: sexual dysfunction in women
In 1999, a national survey of people between the ages of 18 and 59 showed that sexual dysfunction was common among 43% of women and 31% of men.
Moreover, sexual dysfunction is closely linked with overall well-being because the female sexual response is more complicated than the male response.
Since sexual dysfunction in women is often linked to depression or menopause, it may help to see a healthcare professional before it becomes a serious problem.
health.discovery.com /encyclopedias/illnesses.html?article=2058   (521 words)

 Sexuality. Hermaphrodites
Alias, gynandromorphy, one having both male and female sexual characteristics and sexual organs, and bisexualities, both sexes found in different individuals, hermaphrodites there could be the outcome of disrupted fetal growth.
By the time sexual maturity is reached the male organs convert into something else, becoming active later on.
Sexual organs of the hermaphrodites, in most, are not sexually mature yet.
www.sex-sexuality.com /articles-hermaphrodites.html   (468 words)

 DignityUSA - Sexual Ethics, Section 2
The struggle for justice and peace is not limited to seeking equality for sexual minorities nor to developing a whole and healthy sexuality and sexual ethic.
Sexuality and its genital expression are indeed multifaceted.
At the core of official teaching on sexuality is the prohibition of any genital expression of sexuality outside marriage and of any genital sexual expression within marriage not open to procreation.
www.dignityusa.org /sexual-ethics/section2.html   (2052 words)

 National MS Society | Sourcebook: Sexuality   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Sexual problems are often experienced by people with MS, but they are very common in the general population as well.
Sexual arousal begins in the central nervous system, as the brain sends messages to the sexual organs along nerves running through the spinal cord.
Sexual problems also stem from MS symptoms such as fatigue or spasticity, as well as from psychological factors relating to self-esteem and mood changes.
www.nationalmssociety.org /Sourcebook-Sexuality.asp   (653 words)

 Feminism and Women's Studies: Sexual Identity and Gender Identity Glossary
The existence and perpetuation of gender and sexual identities is based in the historic and continuing oppression (systematic mistreatment condoned by society as a whole) of people do not conform to certain aspects of society's gender roles.
Sexual identity refers to how one thinks of oneself in terms of whom one is sexually and romantically attracted to, specifically whether one is attracted to members of the same gender as one's own or the other gender than one's own.
The assumption that identifying as heterosexual and having sexual and romantic attractions only to members of the other sex (than oneself) is good and acceptable, and that other sexual identities and attractions are bad and unacceptable.
feminism.eserver.org /sexual-gender-identity.txt   (2486 words)

 Reproduction in Vertebrates   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Sexual reproduction is much more common among vertebrates; I don't actually know of any truly asexual reproduction in vertebrates (although a good biologist always leaves room for exceptions).
The gametes are produced in the gonads or reproductive organs; the male organs are the testes and the female organs are called the ovaries.
Either sex may have accessory sex organs such as the penis or the vagina; the accessory sex organs are usually involved in the mating process itself.
www.marietta.edu /~mcshaffd/zoology/3repro97.html   (1180 words)

 Sexuality. Female Sexual Freedom
The way a swollen amount of men even the society itself viewed it, to be sexually detached should be capable of pulling as many women as possible and so too the women perceived their sexual freedom that way.
Unlikely the men, to become sexually detached the woman must be able to thrive on her sexuality as healthy as she can, relying on her senses to reach out for herself by self-indulgence.
Not a single woman can become sexually free out of relationships that yielded no joy for her, in point which struck to prove her sexiness yet sexually proactive frame of mind.
www.sex-sexuality.com /articles-female-sexual-freedom.html   (512 words)

 Sexual Abuse -Attorney Kevin Patrick Seaver
Victims of sexual abuse are both male and female and come from all age groups, socioeconomic and education levels, and come from rural and urban areas.
Touching a child's private parts for sexual pleasure, playing sexual games, putting objects or body parts in a child's mouth, anus, or vagina for sexual pleasure, and making a child touch someone else's private parts are examples of sexual abuse that involving touching.
Showing pornography to a child, exposing private parts to a child for sexual gratification, seeking sexual gratification by watching a child use the toilet, allowing a child to watch or participate in sexual acts, exploiting a child for pornographic purposes, or prostituting a child are all examples of sexual abuse.
www.massachusetts-child-abuse-lawyer.com /sexual_abuse.htm   (679 words)

 Sexual Maturation (Delayed): Problems in Adolescents: Merck Manual Home Edition
Delayed sexual maturation is a delay in the onset of puberty and the development of the sexual organs.
These hormones cause the development of sexual characteristics, including pubic and axillary hair in both sexes, facial hair and muscle mass in boys, and breast growth in girls, and of sexual desire (libido).
In boys, the symptoms of delayed sexual maturation are lack of testicular enlargement by age 13½, lack of pubic hair by age 15, or a time lapse of more than 5 years from the start to the completion of genital enlargement.
www.merck.com /mrkshared/mmanual_home2/sec23/ch271/ch271b.jsp   (673 words)

 women's sexual anatomy
The development of human sexual organs is dependant on both a genetic component and exposure of the fetus in its developmental stages to the appropriate hormones.
An understanding of the developmental process for internal and external sexual organs makes it clear that homologous structures in males and females may respond in similar ways to hormonal or therapeutic influence.
The female external sexual organs are grouped together and called the vulva.
www.seekwellness.com /womensexuality/anatomy.htm   (1638 words)

 Nutritional Program for Sexual Vitality - Elson M. Haas M.D. - HealthWorld Online
The changes that come with age still allow sexual function; realistically, however, it is not the same as it is in a young person.
The idea that if we eat the organs or organ extracts from other animals to offer some essential help to our own corresponding organs is not a new concept and does make some sense, but there is no good research to substantiate the effectiveness of doing this.
The aphrodisiac and sexual power capacities of ginseng, however, are only anecdotal and not supported by research; its main benefit may be its effects in supporting general vitality.
www.healthy.net /scr/article.asp?id=1273   (2215 words)

 Sexually Stimulating Herbs - Good Health blog
Since sexual response and feelings are dependent of a well working neural system, the herbs will also increase the sexual response.
A higher psychological arousal will cause signals to be sent to the sexual organs so that they will engorge more strongly and produce more sexual secretions.
This facilitates the sexual act and protects the sexual organ against injury.
health.medicinesherbal.com /archives/27-Sexually-Stimulating-Herbs.html   (1201 words)

 Male Sexual Organs - Regional Leaders by E.B. NASH
Sexual desire lessened, almost lost; penis so relaxed that voluptuous fancies excite no erection.
Weakness of sexual organs and frequent debilitating emissions; sensorium dulled.
Hypochondriasis from sexual excesses or by persistent dwelling of the mind on sexual subjects.
www.homeoint.org /books/nashregi/male.htm   (324 words)

 Sexuality. Sexual Traits
What happen is that common-sense is what dictates their sexual responses most of the time.
In accordance to the sate of affairs in which we’re inserted in a man will have to stand tall and for that reason must be detached from certain emotions such as breaking down in front of others.
Whereas the gaze is the best device to trigger a kind of sexual response in man, input for the woman comes under several guises however.
www.sex-sexuality.com /articles-sexual-traits.html   (763 words)

 Sexual organs and responses : Cancerbackup
In a man the sexual organs are mostly outside the body and include the penis, testes and prostate gland.
Sexual desire, also known as libido, is the name for interest in sex.
Orgasm is the sexual climax and the feelings of intense sensation that occur as areas of the body go into a series of rhythmic contractions.
www.cancerbackup.org.uk /Resourcessupport/Relationshipscommunication/Sexuality/Sexualorgansandresponses   (833 words)

 Experts Attempt to Solve Female Sexual Dysfunction
The hard facts, they say, are that more than 40% of women will complain of sexual dysfunction at some time during their lives, and the most typical patient is "a healthy 38-year-old woman," says Irwin Goldstein, MD, professor of urology at Boston University.
Goldstein says a number of factors contribute to the growing problem of female sexual dysfunction, but chief among them are the surgeries and childbirth techniques that destroy delicate nerve networks that connect female sexual organs to the brain.
He says he also is working with other surgeons to develop a detailed description of other female sexual organs, information that he says is sorely lacking.
www.webmd.com /content/article/28/1728_61380   (441 words)

 Cancer Treatment: Sexual Organs & Sexuality - Cancer information (cancers, symptoms, treatment) on MedicineNet.com
Chemotherapy may - but does not always - affect sexual organs (testis in men, vagina and ovaries in women) and functioning in both men and women.
Use a condom during sexual intercourse for the first 48 hours after the last dose of chemotherapy because some of the chemotherapy may end up in the sperm.
Still others find that their sexual interest declines because of the physical and emotional stresses of having cancer and getting chemotherapy.
www.medicinenet.com /script/main/art.asp?articlekey=21749   (830 words)

 Being Intersexual
It is purely a physical and gender thing and not a sexual one beyond the physical of the sex organs.
However, sometimes biology malfunctions and children are born with mixed sexual characteristics in what is called an intersexual birth.
Many argue that the standard practice of sexual assignment by surgery in infancy should be discontinued giving the intersexual the right to choose or not to choose surgery once that individual reaches adolescence.
www.romanceopedia.com /A-BeingIntersexual.html   (1478 words)

 Female sexual dysfunction: Treatment - MayoClinic.com
Talking with a sex therapist or counselor skilled in addressing sexual concerns can benefit you whether your condition is due to emotional factors or not, since even sexual problems that are hormonal in origin can affect your emotional health and intimacy with your partner.
Replacing estrogen can improve sexual function in a number of ways, including increasing the tone and elasticity of vaginal tissues, increasing vaginal blood flow, enhancing lubrication, and having a positive effect on brain function and mood factors that impact sexual response.
Testosterone is important for sexual function in women as well as men, although testosterone occurs in much lower amounts in a woman.
www.mayoclinic.com /health/female-sexual-dysfunction/DS00701/DSECTION=6   (1130 words)

 Female Reproductive System   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Sexual reproduction couldn't happen without the sexual organs called the gonads (pronounced: go-nadz).
Although most people think of the gonads as the male testicles, both sexes actually have gonads: In females the gonads are the ovaries.
Toward the end of puberty, girls begin to release eggs as part of a monthly period called the menstrual cycle.
kidshealth.org /teen/sexual_health/girls/female_repro_p2.html   (1044 words)

 Prevent Child Abuse Indiana
Child sexual abuse is defined as "utilizing a child for sexual gratification by an adult or older child in a position of power, or permitting another person to do so."
Sexual exploitation of a child is also an offense and can include:
The first indicators that a child has been sexually abused may be behavioral changes.
www.pcain.org /index.asp?action=sexual_abuse   (304 words)

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