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self-mutilation

noun

Definition of self-mutilation

medical

  1. :  the act of wounding oneself on purpose especially because one is mentally ill




Medical Dictionary

self–mutilation

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noun self–mu·ti·la·tion \-ˌmyüt-ə-ˈlā-shən\

Medical Definition of self–mutilation

  1. :  injury or disfigurement of oneself <self–mutilation associated with the Lesch-Nyhan syndrome>




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