consummatory

adjective
con·​sum·​ma·​to·​ry | \ kən-ˈsə-mə-ˌtȯr-ē How to pronounce consummatory (audio) \

Definition of consummatory

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

First Known Use of consummatory

1623, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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“Consummatory.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/consummatory. Accessed 10 Jul. 2020.

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consummatory

adjective
con·​sum·​ma·​to·​ry | \ kən-ˈsəm-ə-ˌtōr-ē, -ˌtȯr- How to pronounce consummatory (audio) \

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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