scopophilia

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scopophilia

 [sko″po-fil´e-ah]
usually, voyeurism, but the disorder is sometimes divided into active and passive forms, active scopophilia being voyeurism and passive scopophilia being exhibitionism.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.

voy·eur·ism

(voy'yur-izm),
The practice of obtaining sexual pleasure by looking, especially at the naked body or genitals of another or at erotic acts between others.
Synonym(s): scopophilia
[Fr. voir, to see]
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A paraphilia in which sexuoerotism hinges on watching others engaging in sexual intercourse
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voy·eur·ism

(vwah'yur-izm)
The practice of obtaining sexual pleasure by looking at the naked body or genitals of another or at erotic acts between others.
Synonym(s): scopophilia.
[Fr. voir, to see]
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012
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