1. sexual feeling directed to another person, as opposed to autoeroticism.
2. a state of maturity characterized both by direction of erotic energies to another and also by the ability to form a love relationship with that other. adj., adj alloerot´ic.
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al·lo·er·o·tism, alloeroticism (al'ō-ār'ō-tizm)
Sexual attraction toward another person.
[allo- + G. erōs, love]
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