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auto-erotic

auto-erotic  

Of or relating to sexual stimulation of one's own body or masturbation. In psychoanalysis, of or relating to auto-erotism.
birth control

birth control  

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Any method that is used to reduce births, including celibacy, delayed marriage, contraception, and sterilization. See also family planning.
fetishism

fetishism  

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n. sexual attraction to an inappropriate object (known as a fetish). This may be a part of the body (e.g. the foot or the hair), clothing (e.g. underwear or shoes), or other objects (e.g. leather ...
Islamic medicine

Islamic medicine  

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Medicine played a prominent role in science and culture in the pre-modern Middle East. It arose as a formal discipline in the wake of an ambitious movement, in the ninth ...
onanism

onanism  

Another name for coitus interruptus or (less correctly) masturbation. [Named after Onan in Genesis 38:9 who deliberately spilled his seed on the ground when having intercourse with his brother's wife]
perversion

perversion  

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An obsolescent term, often considered offensive nowadays, for a paraphilia. pervert n. One who practises a perversion. [From Latin per- wrongly + vertere to turn]
thumb-sucking

thumb-sucking  

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Between 75% and 95% of all infants suck their thumb, making thumb-sucking the most prevalent kind of nonnutritive oral activity in infants and young children. Thumb-sucking continues in approximately ...
urethral erotism

urethral erotism  

In psychoanalysis, a mode of libidinal satisfaction through urinating, and focusing of libido in that region during the phallic stage. Sigmund Freud (1856–1939) linked it to masturbation in his case ...
wart

wart  

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A benign tumour that results from the infection of a single basal cell of the skin by a papillomavirus, which causes excessive proliferation in the stratum corneum.

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