Etymology: From Latin erectio, noun of action from perfect passive participle erectus, from verb erigere, from suffix e-, out of, + regere, + action suffix -io
- (uncountable) The act of build, building or putting up or together of something; construction.
- (uncountable) Anything erected or built.
- (context, physiology) The physiological process by which a penis become erect by being engorged with blood.
- (context, physiology) A penis that has become rigid.
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