self-stimulation


self–stim·u·la·tion

noun \ˌself-ˌstim-yə-ˈlā-shən\

Definition of SELF-STIMULATION

:  stimulation of oneself as a result of one's own activity or behavior <electrical self–stimulation of the brain>; especially :  masturbation
self–stim·u·la·to·ry \-ˈstim-yə-lə-ˌtōr-ē, -ˌtr-\ adjective

First Known Use of SELF-STIMULATION

1947

self–stim·u·la·tion

noun \ˈself-ˌstim-yə-ˈlā-shən\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of SELF–STIMULATION

: stimulation of oneself as a result of one's own activity or behavior <electrical self–stimulation of the brain in rats>; especially : masturbation
self–stim·u·la·to·ry \ˈself-ˈstim-yə-lə-ˌtōr-ē, -ˌtr-\ adjective

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