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necrophilia

sexual attraction for or sexual intercourse with dead bodies
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necrophilia

[‚nek·rə′fil·ē·ə]
(psychology)
Longing for death.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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