Erect vs Ischiocavernosus - What's the difference?

erect | ischiocavernosus |


As an adjective erect

is upright; vertical or reaching broadly upwards.

As a verb erect

is to put up by the fitting together of materials or parts.

As a noun ischiocavernosus is

(anatomy) a muscle just below the surface of the perineum, used to flex the anus, stabilize the erect penis (in males), and tense the vagina (in females).

erect

English

Adjective

(en adjective)
  • Upright; vertical or reaching broadly upwards.
  • * Gibbon
  • Among the Greek colonies and churches of Asia, Philadelphia is still erect — a column of ruins.
  • Rigid, firm; standing out perpendicularly.
  • (obsolete) Bold; confident; free from depression; undismayed.
  • * Keble
  • But who is he, by years / Bowed, but erect in heart?
  • (obsolete) Directed upward; raised; uplifted.
  • * Alexander Pope
  • His piercing eyes, erect , appear to view / Superior worlds, and look all nature through.
  • Watchful; alert.
  • * Hooker
  • vigilant and erect attention of mind
  • (heraldry) Elevated, as the tips of wings, heads of serpents, etc.
  • Antonyms

    * flaccid

    Derived terms

    * erection * semierect

    Verb

  • To put up by the fitting together of materials or parts.
  • to erect a house or a fort
  • To cause to stand up or out.
  • To raise and place in an upright or perpendicular position; to set upright; to raise.
  • to erect a pole, a flagstaff, a monument, etc.
  • To lift up; to elevate; to exalt; to magnify.
  • * Daniel
  • that didst his state above his hopes erect
  • * Dryden
  • I, who am a party, am not to erect myself into a judge.
  • To animate; to encourage; to cheer.
  • * Barrow
  • It raiseth the dropping spirit, erecting it to a loving complaisance.
  • (astrology) To cast or draw up (a figure of the heavens, horoscope etc.).
  • * 1971 , , Religion and the Decline of Magic , Folio Society 2012, p. 332:
  • In 1581 Parliament made it a statutory felony to erect figures, cast nativities, or calculate by prophecy how long the Queen would live or who would succeed her.
  • To set up as an assertion or consequence from premises, etc.
  • * Sir Thomas Browne
  • to erect conclusions.
  • * John Locke
  • Malebranche erects this proposition.
  • To set up or establish; to found; to form; to institute.
  • * Hooker
  • to erect a new commonwealth

    Synonyms

    * build

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    ischiocavernosus

    English

    Noun

    (ischiocavernosi) (wikipedia ischiocavernosus)
  • (anatomy) A muscle just below the surface of the perineum, used to flex the anus, stabilize the erect penis (in males), and tense the vagina (in females).