consummatory


con·sum·ma·to·ry

adjective \kən-ˈsə-mə-ˌtr-ē\

Definition of CONSUMMATORY

1
:  of or relating to consummation :  concluding
2
:  of, relating to, or being a response or act (as eating or copulating) that terminates a period of usually goal-directed behavior

First Known Use of CONSUMMATORY

1648

con·sum·ma·to·ry

adjective \kən-ˈsəm-ə-ˌtōr-ē, -ˌtr-\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of CONSUMMATORY

: of, relating to, or being a response or act (as eating or copulating) that terminates a period of usually goal-directed behavior

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