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sexology

 [sek-sol´ah-je]
the scientific study of sex and sexual relations.

sex·ol·o·gy

(seks-ol'ō-jē),
The scientific study of all aspects of sex, including differentiation and dimorphism, and, particularly, sexual behavior.
[L. sexus, sex, + G. logos, study]

sexology

/sex·ol·o·gy/ (sek-sol´ah-je) the scientific study of sex and sexual relations.

sexology

The formal study of human sexual behaviour.

sexology

Sexology The formal study of the differentiation and dimorphism of sex and of erotic/sexual pairbonding of partners. See Sexosophy.

sex·ol·o·gy

(seks-ol'ō-jē)
The study of all aspects of sex and, in particular, sexual behavior.
[L. sexus, sex, + G. logos, study]

sexology

The study of sexual behaviour, especially in humans.
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Medical views were slowly shifting, as suggested by Havelock Ellis's admission to the Royal College of Physicians in 1938, some forty years after his "disgusting and nauseous" sexological work had begun, but change took place slowly.
What soon becomes apparent from a reading of The Intersexes is its function as a mediating text: one that renders accessible to a lay audience sexological studies of homosexuality published over the previous half century.
Sexual Behavior in Pre Contact Hawaii: A Sexological Ethnography.
Money J, Prakasam KS and Joshi VN, Semen-conservation doctrine from ancient Ayurvedic to modern sexological theory, American Journal of Psychotherapy, 1991, 45(1):9-13.
The Origin of the Life of a Human Being: Conception and the Female According to Ancient Indian Medical and Sexological Literature.
Other topics include central inhibitory mechanisms controlling water and sodium intake, a sexological approach to eating disorders, children's and adult's evaluative categories of food, the contemporary assessment of child dietary intake in the context of the obesity epidemic, and the Mediterranean diet as a case study to demonstrate the use of composite scores to assess adherence to dietary patterns.
The sexological category of "inversion" that was current in the early twentieth century folded together what we now consider to be two separate factors, gender identity and sexual orientation.
By his account, the genesis of this sense of an inner sympathy, which today goes by the name "homosexuality," was not (primarily) sexological or psychoanalytic but the effect of books.
7's capacity to "yield" his partner's orgasm speaks to a sexological discourse regarding the obstinate mystery of the female orgasm, and the dedication and skill required of men to draw it out.
Pearsall's multilayered investigation spans a range of theological, political, sexological, oratorical, classical, and aesthetic cruxes while presenting a new rhetorical model of the dramatic monologue itself.
When she does mention the explosion of sexological discourse in the late nineteenth-century, it is only to describe it as "prurient" (24).