terminal erection

Death Erection

A death erection, angel lust, or terminal erection is a post-mortem erection, technically a priapism, observed in the corpses of men who have been executed, particularly by hanging.
The phenomenon has been attributed to pressure on the cerebellum created by the noose. Spinal cord injuries are known to be associated with priapism. Injuries to the cerebellum or spinal cord are often associated with priapism in living patients.Death by hanging, whether an execution or a suicide, has been observed to affect the genitals of both men and women. In women, the labia and clitoris will become engorged and there may be discharge of blood from the vagina. [Citation needed] In men, “the more or less complete state of erection of the penis, with discharge of urine, mucus or prostatic Fluid is a frequent occurrence … present in one case in three. ” Other causes of death may also result in these effects, including fatal gunshots to the head, damage to major blood vessels, and violent death by poisoning. A postmortem priapism is an indicator that death was likely to be swift and violent.

patster223  asked:

I was wondering if that prompt had been too vague right after I sent it! How about model AU, is that a more fitting prompt?

So Maddie sent me a perfectly good prompt that I failed at because I am a niche nerd and have strange pockets of illiteracy, and I had to protstrate myself and ask for something different. This is what happened.

Also, to my anon who asked for Foggy dressing Matt, you were strangely precognitive, and this is also for you.

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When models look Foggy up and down and side to side, and ask, with a sneer, “who the hell are you”, he has the same answer every time.

“I’m the one who’s gonna give you clothing two sizes too small so that you look as fat as me in front of the camera, if you don’t shut your mouth.”

Most of them just roll their eyes and weave their way towards makeup–the girls are all light headed from hunger and the boys wincing through dehydration headaches–leaving Foggy and his team to manage the shoot in peace.

Karen glared daggers after the latest bubble head high on her own sense of beauty. “That one’s getting a safety pin right through her ass cheek,” she promised. “Who does she think she is, Ororo Munroe?”

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A death erection, angel lust, or terminal erection is a post-mortem erection, technically a priapism, observed in the corpses of human males who have been executed, particularly by hanging. The phenomenon has been attributed to pressure on the cerebellum created by the noose. Death by hanging, whether an execution or a suicide, has been observed to affect the genitals of both men and women. In women, the labia will become engorged and there may be a discharge of blood from the vagina. In men, “a more or less complete state of erection of the penis, with discharge of urine, of mucus, or of the prostatic fluid, is a frequent occurrence … present in one case in three.” Other causes of death may also result in these effects, including fatal gunshot wounds to the brain, damage to major blood vessels, or violent death by poisoning. Forensically, a postmortem erection is an indicator that death was likely swift and violent.