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vo·lup·tu·ous

(vō-lŭp'tyū-ŭs),
Causing or caused by sensual pleasure; given to gratification of the senses.
[L. voluptuosus, fr. voluptas, pleasure]

voluptuous

A term that is obsolete in the biomedical sciences—where it has been defined in the context of sensual pleasure—and best substituted with other adjectives that are less subjective in nature.

voluptuous

(vō-lŭp′tū-ŭs) [L. voluptas, pleasure]
1. Pert. to, arising from, or provoking, consciously or otherwise, sensual desire, usually applied to the female sex.
2. Given to sensualism.
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