Medical Dictionary

algolagnia

noun al·go·lag·nia \ˌal-gō-ˈlag-nē-ə\

Medical Definition of ALGOLAGNIA

:  a perversion (as masochism or sadism) in which pleasure and especially sexual gratification is obtained by inflicting or suffering pain
al·go·lag·nic \-nik\ adjective
April 21, 2015
omnipotent Hear it
having unlimited authority or influence
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