Meaning of ERECTION in English

noun Date: 15th century 1. the state marked by firm turgid form and erect position of a previously flaccid bodily part containing cavernous tissue when that tissue becomes dilated with blood, an occurrence of such a state in the penis or clitoris, the act or process of erecting something ; construction , something erected

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