psychosexual

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adjective psy·cho·sex·u·al \-ˈsek-shə-wəl, -shwəl, -shəl\

Definition of psychosexual

  1. 1 :  of or relating to the mental, emotional, and behavioral aspects of sexual development

  2. 2 :  of or relating to mental or emotional attitudes concerning sexual activity

  3. 3 :  of or relating to the physiological psychology of sex

psychosexually

adverb

1892

First Known Use of psychosexual

1892


Medical Dictionary

psychosexual

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adjective psy·cho·sex·u·al \ˌsī-kō-ˈseksh-(ə-)wəl, -ˈsek-shəl\

Medical Definition of psychosexual

  1. 1:  of or relating to the mental, emotional, and behavioral aspects of sexual development

  2. 2:  of or relating to mental or emotional attitudes concerning sexual activity

  3. 3:  of or relating to the psychophysiology of sex

psychosexually

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