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Or: fellatio / fellatorism , kissing, licking, and sucking the head and shaft of the penis during foreplay or until orgasm and ejaculation . A distinction was once made in Latin and old English between fellation and irrumation according to who was actively moving: irrumatio meant to thrust the penis into the partner's mouth , fellatio meant to move the head and mouth up-and-down around the penis . This distinction has vanished in modern English and the word irrumation has almost completely fallen out of use. CAUTION: Oral sex between disease-free people is not risky. Although oral-sex was, until resently, considered a low risk activity for getting HIV (USA Today (Feb. 2, 2000) a recent study shows that as many as 8% of new HIV infections in gay men result from performing oral sex) other STDs such as syphilis , gonorrhea , herpes 2 that can be transmitted orally. Since HIV may be contained in the seminal and vaginal fluids of an HIV-infected person, protection in the form of a latex-condom with spermicide (preferably nonoxynol-9) is recommended for fellatio and a dental-dam or latex barrier should be used for cunnilingus . It isn't easy for HIV to get-into the bloodstream through the mouth unless that the mouth contains cuts , sores, or recent dental work . No cases have been reported yet of people being infected with HIV by having oral-sex performed on them.Etymology: From the Latin fellâtus , past participle of fellâre , to suck , and fello, originally meaning to suck the teat .New Latin, from Latin, to suck .Synonyms: coitus-in-os ; corvus (obs.); fellatio ; oral-copulation of the penis ; penilinctus; penilingism ; penilingus ; penosugia ; phallalingus ; virilingus . See fellatio for synonyms.
See Also: aural sex, bell polishing, blinds, chicken-on-a-spit, draw the blinds, face fucking, fellatize, Frenching, give a blow job

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