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A state of sexual readiness which has a mental component—increased cortical responsiveness to sensory stimulation—and physical component—increased penile sensitivity, neural response to stimuli, and sense of impending orgasm

sexual arousal

Horny/horniness, randy/randiness Physiology A state of sexual 'yellow alert' which has a mental component–↑ cortical responsiveness to sensory stimulation, and physical component–↑ penile sensitivity, neural response to stimuli, and sense of impending orgasm
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For research, it would be valuable if assessments can reliably differentiate offenders characterized by an approach pathway with disregard for partner receptivity (individuals who explicitly seek sex even if the partner is unreceptive) versus offenders who experience sexual arousal only when partners are perceived to reciprocate interest.
Patterns of brain activation during visually evoked sexual arousal differ between homosexual and heterosexual men.
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Scientists have determined that receptors for this class of molecules (melanocortin receptors) play a role in several behaviors including appetite and sexual arousal.
In April 2000, the Food and Drug Administration approved the first product to treat female sexual dysfunction, which it defines as decreased sexual desire, decreased sexual arousal, pain during intercourse, or inability to climax.
Other drugs may lessen sexual arousal or make it difficult to achieve an orgasm.
Details of the incident were not immediately available, but the misdemeanor charge is defined as ``unlawful touching for the purpose of sexual arousal,'' Lombardi said.
Did you know that in "The Little Mermaid" a priest is shown in a state of sexual arousal while performing a wedding ceremony?

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