self-stimulation

noun self-stim·u·la·tion \ ˌself-ˌstim-yə-ˈlā-shən \
Updated on: 11 Sep 2017

Definition of self-stimulation

:stimulation of oneself as a result of one's own activity or behavior
  • electrical self-stimulation of the brain
; especially :masturbation

self-stimulatory

play \ˌself-ˈstim-yə-lə-ˌtȯr-ē\ adjective

First Known Use of self-stimulation

1947


Medical Dictionary

self-stimulation

noun self-stim·u·la·tion \ ˈself-ˌstim-yə-ˈlā-shən \

medical Definition of self-stimulation

:stimulation of oneself as a result of one's own activity or behavior
  • electrical self-stimulation of the brain in rats
; especially :masturbation

self-stimulatory

\ˈself-ˈstim-yə-lə-ˌtōr-ē, -ˌtȯr-\ adjective

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