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A body dysmorphic disorder manifest in the desire to be or become an amputee.
[G. apotemnō, to cut off, + -philia]
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apotemnophilia(ap″ŏ-tem″nō-fil′ē-ă) [Gr. apotemnein, , to cut off, sever + -philia]
A form of paraphilia characterized by the individual requesting amputation of an extremity for erotic reasons.
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