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adj ho·mo·sex·u·al
\ˌhō-mə-ˈseksh-(ə-)wəl, -ˈsek-shəl\

Medical Definition of HOMOSEXUAL

:  of, relating to, or characterized by a tendency to direct sexual desire toward individuals of one's own sex—compare heterosexual 1a
:  of, relating to, or involving sexual intercourse between individuals of the same sex—compare heterosexual 1b
ho·mo·sex·u·al·ly \-ē\ adverb
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