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the arousal and satisfaction of sexual excitement within or by oneself, as by masturbation.
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These manifestations have been dealt with in the study of autoerotism in vol.
Studies in the Psychology of Sex, Volume 6 (of 6) Havelock Ellis

(psychol) the arousal and use of one’s own body as a sexual object, as through masturbation

autoerotism au·to·er·o·tism (ô’tō-ěr’ə-tĭz’əm) or au·to·e·rot·i·cism (-ĭ-rŏt’ĭ-sĭz’əm)

Self-satisfaction of sexual desire, as by masturbation.

The arousal of sexual feeling without an external stimulus.

au’to·e·rot’ic (-ĭ-rŏt’ĭk) adj.


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