[ sek-sol-uh-jee ]
/ sɛkˈsɒl ə dʒi /
the study of sexual behavior.
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OTHER WORDS FROM sexologysex·o·log·i·cal [sek-suh-loj-i-kuhl], /ˌsɛk səˈlɒdʒ ɪ kəl/, adjectivesex·ol·o·gist, noun
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Example sentences from the Web for sexology
Many Normal schools and colleges and private institutions of learning are adopting special instruction in sexology.Self Knowledge and Guide to Sex Instruction|T. W. Shannon
We are tolerably familiar with Anglo-American writings on sexology, but we know nothing that equals Mrs. Dennett's brochure.The Sex Side of Life|Mary Dennett
British Dictionary definitions for sexology
/ (sɛkˈsɒlədʒɪ) /
the study of sexual behaviour in human beings
Derived forms of sexologysexologist, nounsexological (ˌsɛksəˈlɒdʒɪkəl), adjective
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Medical definitions for sexology
[ sĕk-sŏl′ə-jē ]
The study of human sexual behavior.
Other words from sexologysex•ol′o•gist n.
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