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Dictionary of Cancer Terms

View in Spanish: Disfunción eréctil

Erectile dysfunction (ih-REK-tile dis-FUNK-shun)
An inability to have an erection of the penis adequate for sexual intercourse. Also called impotence.



 
 
Source: National Cancer Institute Dictionary of Cancer Terms, available at www.cancer.gov/dictionary.