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sexology

[sek-sol-uh-jee] /sɛkˈsɒl ə dʒi/
noun
1.
the study of sexual behavior.
Origin of sexology
1900-1905
First recorded in 1900-05; sex + -o- + -logy
Related forms
sexological
[sek-suh-loj-i-kuh l] /ˌsɛk səˈlɒdʒ ɪ kəl/ (Show IPA),
adjective
sexologist, noun
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sexology

/sɛkˈsɒlədʒɪ/
noun
1.
the study of sexual behaviour in human beings
Derived Forms
sexologist, noun
sexological (ˌsɛksəˈlɒdʒɪkəl) adjective
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Word Origin and History for sexologist

sexology

n.

1902, from sex (n.) + -ology. Related: Sexologist.

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sexologist in Medicine

sexology sex·ol·o·gy (sěk-sŏl'ə-jē)
n.
The study of human sexual behavior.

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