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autoerotism

[‚ȯd·ō′er·ə‚tiz·əm]
(psychology)
Sexual arousal or gratification using one's own body. Also known as autoeroticism.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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The lesbian and autoerotic moments discussed throughout this article could be criticized on the same grounds: though rebelling in private can be transformative for the self, it is not enough to bring down patriarchy and lead to greater alterations.
His autoerotic mortifications of the flesh in his bedchamber ready him for Chillingworth, who assumes the role of human Dimmesdale's "scourge" (1:148) and beats him until he "shudder[sj " in sadomasochistic ecstasy all the way to his final moments on the scaffold.
In staging such a "moment" for Elizabeth, Austen especially emphasizes the autoerotic frisson of not just knowing but seeing "myself" anew through the illuminating hindsight of shame.
Pornographic websites aimed at men included more autoerotic (33%) and dominant themes (16%) than did those aimed at women (7.6% and 11.4%, respectively), whereas pornographic websites aimed at women contained more reciprocal themes (53.2%) than did those aimed at men (4%).
Irigaray and de Beauvoir suggest that the female body is biologically conditioned to be autoerotic and therefore cancelling out the primacy of heterosexual and/or homosexual relations.
Catheteroticum: Fatal late complication following autoerotic practice.
asexuality, although Myra Johnson's article, Asexual and Autoerotic
Checklists relate to the crime scene, the patrol officer's duties, preliminary investigation at the scene, the duties of the detective supervisor, specific investigative duties, and investigation of suicide, suicide-by-cop, final exit suicides, autoerotic fatalities, fatal fires, sudden infant death syndrome, Munchausen syndrome by proxy, police-related shootings, and officer-involved shootings and use of deadly force, and include protocols for videotaping and the documentation of crime scene photos, a sex-related crime scene checklist, a death notification checklist, medicolegal considerations, and a checklist for examination of the body at the scene, with illustrations, references, and diagrams.
"Bad Monkey has a slightly more leisurely island pace [than his last novel for adults, Star Island], although what with grave robbers, autoerotic asphyxiation, fatal curses, a hurricane and that very bad monkey, there's plenty going on.
This heme in turn can increase vascular damage and developing arthritis in the endothelium1011 blood vessels autoerotic as rampant in umbilical level of pregnancies with preeclampsia.12 In addition heme as a catalyst acts to oxidize LDL (low-density lipoprotein) and induce toxicity on the vascular walls.1314 Early diagnosis of preeclampsia can improve the prenatal care for pregnant women during pregnancy and also result in satisfactory outcome of the pregnancy.
It said he had put the dining fork inside 12 hours prior "for autoerotic stimulation" but it became stuck.
takes the autoerotic thrill of killing in games and turns it back on itself.