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erotic

 [ĕ-rot´ik]
1. charged with sexual feeling.
2. pertaining to sexual desire.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.

e·rot·ic

(ĕ-rot'ik),
Lustful; relating to sexual passion; able to produce sexual arousal.
[G. erōtikos, relating to love, fr. erōs, love]
Farlex Partner Medical Dictionary © Farlex 2012

erotic

(ĭ-rŏt′ĭk)
adj.
Of, relating to, or tending to arouse sexual desire.

e·rot′ic n.
e·rot′i·cal·ly adv.
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erotic

adjective Referring to that which is sexually stimulating or arousing.
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erotic

adjective Referring to eroticism, sexual love or to its imagery in daydream, fantasy, or dream, either autonomously or in response to a perceptual stimulus, and either alone or with one or more partners. See Sexual.
McGraw-Hill Concise Dictionary of Modern Medicine. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.

e·rot·ic

(ĕ-rot'ik)
Lustful; relating to sexual passion; having the quality to produce sexual arousal.
[G. erōtikos, relating to love, fr. erōs, love]
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012
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