[ee-kwuh-prob-uh-buh-liz-uh m, ek-wuh-] /ˌi kwəˈprɒb ə bəˌlɪz əm, ˌɛk wə-/
noun, Roman Catholic Theology.
a theory that in cases of doubt as to the lawfulness or unlawfulness of an action, it is permissible to follow either argument.
Compare (def 2).
noun 1. difficulty in achieving or maintaining an erection of the penis; impotence. erectile dysfunction n. The inability to achieve penile erection or to maintain an erection until ejaculation. Also called impotence.
- Erectile impotence
noun 1. impotence caused by the inability of the penis to become sufficiently firm to penetrate the vagina
[ih-rekt] /ɪˈrɛkt/ adjective 1. upright in position or posture: to stand or sit erect. 2. raised or directed upward: a dog with ears erect. 3. Botany. vertical throughout; not spreading or declined: an erect stem; an erect leaf or ovule. 4. Heraldry. 5. Optics. (of an image) having the same position as the object; not […]
- Erectile tissue
erectile tissue n. Tissue with numerous vascular spaces that may become engorged with blood.