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Acrotomophilia

Definition of the noun Acrotomophilia

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noun

  1. [psychology] A paraphilia involving sexual attraction toward amputees.

Explanation

Acrotomophilia, refers to a paraphilia in which an individual expresses strong sexual interest in amputees. It is a counterpart to apotemnophilia, the sexual interest in being an amputee.

  • also known as 慕残

Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for Acrotomophilia

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Google previewEncyclopedia of Interpersonal Violence (2008)

by Claire M. Renzetti, Jeffrey L. Edleson

Acrotomophilia is a type of fetish from which an individual (acrotomophile) derives sexual pleasure or arousal from having intercourse with or sexually fantasizing about a person who has a body part amputated (an amputee). Acrotomophilia is ...

Google previewCNS-Adult Psychiatric Health Specialty Review and Study Guide (2015)

A Series from StatPearls by Linda Schmidt

Answer: 1 Frotteurism Explanations: Frotteurism is a paraphilia where the patient derives pleasure from rubbing the genitals against strangers Acrotomophilia is a paraphilia where the patient derives ...

Google previewPsychiatry-Child/Adolescent Specialty Review and Study Guide (2015)

A Series from StatPearls by Morris Feldheim

Answer: 1 Frotteurism Explanations: Frotteurism is a paraphilia where the patient derives pleasure from rubbing the genitals against strangers Acrotomophilia is a paraphilia where the patient derives ...

Google previewThe Doctors' Dictionary, 2nd edition (2011)

A medical dictionary written by a doctor for doctors by Joseph C Segen

acrotomophilia Psychosexual attraction to amputees.

Google previewThe Illustrated Doctors Dictionary (2011)

A medical dictionary written by a doctor for doctors, now illustrated by Joseph C Segen

acrotomophilia Psychosexual attraction to amputees. Cf Apotemnophilia Arguably the ...

Google previewThe Aldrich Dictionary of Phobias and Other Word Families (2002)

by Chris Aldrich

bungee jumping, or making love in an aeroplane acrotomophily amputation or amputees; sexual stimulation associated with amputation or amputees; preferred form: acrotomophilia actophily rocky seashores acucullophily acucullophallia; ...

Google previewThe Demon Dictionary Volume Two (2014)

An Exposé on Cultural Practices, Symbols, Myths, and the Luciferian Doctrine by Kimberly Daniels

Fetish erotic Interest1 abasiophilia people with impaired mobility acrotomophilia people with amputations agalmatophilia statues, mannequins and immobility anililagnia anthropophagolagnia sadistic paraphilia that involves raping and then ...

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Scrabble value of A1C3R1O1T1O1M3O1P3H4I1L1I1A1

The value of this 14-letter word is 23 points, but it's not an accepted word in the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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