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suc·cu·bus

(sŭk'ū-bŭs),
A demon, in female form, believed to have sexual intercourse with a man during sleep. Compare: incubus.
[L. succubo, to lie under]
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suc·cu·bus

(sŭk'yū-bŭs)
A demon, in female form, believed to have sexual intercourse with a man during sleep.
Compare: incubus
[L. succubo, to lie under]
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012
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