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autoerotic asphyxia

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noun
asphyxia caused by intentionally strangling oneself while masturbating in order to intensify the orgasm through reduced oxygen flow to the brain.
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autoerotic asphyxiation, noun
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autoerotic asphyxia

n.
A form of sexual masochism in which oxygen flow to the brain is reduced, as by controlled strangulation or suffocation, in order to enhance the pleasure of masturbation.
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