consummatory

adjective con·sum·ma·to·ry \ kən-ˈsə-mə-ˌtȯr-ē \

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

adjective con·sum·ma·to·ry \ kən-ˈsəm-ə-ˌtōr-ē, -ˌtȯr- \

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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