erogenous zone


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zone

 [zōn]
an encircling region or area; by extension, any area with specific characteristics or boundary.
ciliary zone the outer of the two regions into which the anterior surface of the iris is divided by the collarette.
comfort zone an environmental temperature between 13 and 21°C (55 and 70°F) with a humidity of 30 to 55 per cent.
epileptogenic zone an area, stimulation of which may provoke an epileptic seizure.
erogenous zone (erotogenic zone) in psychoanalytic theory, an area of the body through which the libido expresses itself and which is therefore susceptible to erotic excitation upon stimulation; the primary sites are the oral, anal, and genital regions, but the other body orifices, breasts, and skin are also included.
zone of partial preservation in spinal cord injury, an area of only partial damage that may include up to three consecutive spinal segments caudal to the level of the injury.
pupillary zone the inner of the two regions into which the anterior surface of the iris is divided by the collarette.
transition zone (transitional zone) any anatomical region that marks the point at which the constituents of a structure change from one type to another; for example, the circle in the equator of the ocular lens in which epithelial fibers are developed into lens fibers, or the zone (anocutaneous line) that marks the junction of stratified squamous epithelium with columnar epithelium.

e·rog·e·nous zone

, erotogenic zone
areas of the body, such as genitals and nipples, which elicit sexual arousal when stimulated.

erogenous zone

Any body surface, the stimulation of which initiates or increases sexual arousal.

Normal erogenous zones
External genitalia, breasts, nipples, anus; but also inner thighs, ears, neck.

erogenous zone

Sexology A region, specifically on the genitalia, on the skin surface which, when stimulated, often causes a sexual partner to become aroused. See Tanzen.

e·rog·e·nous zone

, erotogenic zone (ĕ-roj'ĕ-nŭs zōn, ĕ-rot'ō-jen'ik)
Areas of the body, such as genitals and nipples, which elicit sexual arousal when stimulated.
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They spend time introducing each of the erogenous zones, discussing how to engage your partner's primal sense (by nuzzling into your lover's armpit, for example, massaging the Achilles tendon, or fondling the inside of his or her elbow).
2: A story in Cosmopolitan magazine with the headline "Discover Your 10 Secret Erogenous Zones.
With observations about contemporary feminism, masculine sensitivity and the erogenous zones, Defending the Caveman is not just for male theatre-goers - it has both sexes laughing in recognition as they identify themselves in the tales being told.
Over the years, many erroneous beliefs about erogenous zones have been held, including that the essence of life came from a man and that women had little to contribute to the system, and that impotence could be cured or caused by a witch.
There will be no "real exhibits" but instead the theme park will include life-sized silicone-made models which visitors can touch to discover erogenous zones.
Sexual chemistry, erogenous zones and orgasms will all be explained in the permanent exhibition, as well as sexually transmitted diseases and erectile dysfunction.
JENNY, Hollywood, BirminghamAFEET and legs are sensitive erogenous zones with a mass of nerve endings, Jenny.
But there is a drawback to the decision to organize content around erogenous zones.
Many of the characters in ``Friends and Lovers'' are so obsessed with the dimensions of human erogenous zones that you soon wish they had all been given tape measures ahead of time so they could strip and get it over with.
Since then, Newsweek says, this formula has been a road much travelled: "Anything that limits personal freedom is darkness--except for these seven spiritual laws, these ten celestine insights, this map of your erogenous zones.
One of the sections of the site executives expect to be especially popular is called the "Love Zone," where users can click on the erogenous zones of a cyberperson and hear the reaction through a sound-generating software application.
The glamorization of these particular protrusions and cleavages in the erogenous zones of our collective imagination has damaged both them and us.