Power, especially:

1. <gynaecology> The ability of the male to perform sexual intercourse.

2. <pharmacology> The power of a medicinal agent to produce the desired effects.

3. <anatomy> The ability of an embryonic part to develop and complete its destiny.

Origin: L. Potentia = power

(14 May 1997)

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