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psychosexual

 [si″ko-sek´shoo-al]
pertaining to the mental or emotional aspects of sex.
psychosexual disorders sexual disorders (def. 2).

psy·cho·sex·u·al

(sī'kō-sek'shū-ăl),
Pertaining to the relationships among the emotional, mental, physiologic, and behavioral components of sex or sexual development.

psychosexual

/psy·cho·sex·u·al/ (-sek´shoo-al) pertaining to the mental or emotional aspects of sex.

psychosexual

(sī′kō-sĕk′sho͞o-əl)
adj.
Of or relating to the mental and emotional aspects of sexuality.

psy′cho·sex′u·al′i·ty (-ăl′ĭ-tē) n.
psy′cho·sex′u·al·ly adv.

psychosexual

[-sek′sho̅o̅·əl]
Etymology: Gk, psyche + L, sexus, male or female
pertaining to the psychological and emotional aspects of sex. See also psychosexual development, sexual disorder. psychosexuality, n.

psy·cho·sex·u·al

(sī'kō-sek'shū-ăl)
Pertaining to relationships among the emotional, mental, physiologic, and behavioral components of sex or sexual development.
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