proceptive phase


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proceptive phase

The initial phase in mating of reciprocal signalling and responding to attraction and solicitation, in a ritual of courtship before the acceptive and copulatory phases.
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proceptive phase

Sexology The initial phase of reciprocal signaling and responding to attraction and solicitation, in a ritual of courtship before the acceptive/copulatory phase. See Acceptive phase, Conceptive phase.
McGraw-Hill Concise Dictionary of Modern Medicine. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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