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sexology

 [sek-sol´ah-je]
the scientific study of sex and sexual relations.

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]

sexology

/sex·ol·o·gy/ (sek-sol´ah-je) the scientific study of sex and sexual relations.

sexology

The formal study of human sexual behaviour.

sexology

Sexology The formal study of the differentiation and dimorphism of sex and of erotic/sexual pairbonding of partners. See Sexosophy.

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]

sexology

The study of sexual behaviour, especially in humans.
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