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sexology

 [sek-sol´ah-je]
the scientific study of sex and sexual relations.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.

sex·ol·o·gy

(seks-ol'ō-jē),
The scientific study of all aspects of sex, including differentiation and dimorphism, and, particularly, sexual behavior.
[L. sexus, sex, + G. logos, study]
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sexology

The formal study of human sexual behaviour.
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sexology

Sexology The formal study of the differentiation and dimorphism of sex and of erotic/sexual pairbonding of partners. See Sexosophy.
McGraw-Hill Concise Dictionary of Modern Medicine. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.

sex·ol·o·gy

(seks-ol'ō-jē)
The study of all aspects of sex and, in particular, sexual behavior.
[L. sexus, sex, + G. logos, study]
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012

sexology

The study of sexual behaviour, especially in humans.
Collins Dictionary of Medicine © Robert M. Youngson 2004, 2005
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