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autoerotism

[ ô′tō-ĕrə-tĭz′əm ]
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n.

Self-satisfaction of sexual desire, as by masturbation.
The arousal of sexual feeling without an external stimulus.

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au′to•e•rotic (-ĭ-rŏtĭk) adj.
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