necrophilism

noun ne·croph·i·lism \ nə-ˈkrä-fə-ˌli-zəm , ne- \

Definition of necrophilism

First Known Use of necrophilism

1864


Medical Dictionary

necrophilism

noun ne·croph·i·lism \ nə-ˈkräf-ə-ˌliz-əm, ne- \

medical Definition of necrophilism


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