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Magnetic resonance imaging of male and female genitals during coitus and female sexual arousal
Coitus - Male Response - Female Response - TeachMePhysiology
Contributors: WWS initiated and coordinated the formulation of the study hypothesis, designed the protocol, and participated in data collection, interpretation of the findings, and writing of the paper; he is guarantor of the study. PvA had the original idea for the present study, and participated in formulation of the study hypothesis, data collection, interpretation of the findings, and writing of the paper. IS, together with her partner, participated in the first two experiments and helped design the protocol. EM participated in the execution of the study, particularly data collection and interpretation of the magnetic resonance findings. To find out whether taking images of the male and female genitals during coitus is feasible and to find out whether former and current ideas about the anatomy during sexual intercourse and during female sexual arousal are based on assumptions or on facts.
Coitus and conception are the initial stages that occur in humans that allow for the establishment of pregnancy. In order for coitus to occur humans need to be sexually aroused. Sexual arousal is then followed by a series of phases. These phases are:.
Sexual intercourse or coitus or copulation is sexual activity typically involving the insertion and thrusting of the penis into the vagina for sexual pleasure , reproduction , or both. There are different views on what constitutes sexual intercourse or other sexual activity , which can impact on views on sexual health. Various jurisdictions place restrictions on certain sexual acts, such as incest , sexual activity with minors , prostitution , rape , zoophilia , sodomy , premarital and extramarital sex.