sexual orientation

noun

Definition of sexual orientation

  1. :  a person's sexual preference or identity as bisexual, heterosexual, or homosexual :  the state of being bisexual, heterosexual, or homosexual a grant to study the biology of sexual orientation

Word by Word Definitions

sexualplay
  1. :  of, relating to, or associated with sex or the sexes

    :  having or involving sex

orientationplay
  1. :  the act or process of orienting or of being oriented

    :  the state of being oriented

    :  arrangement, alignment


Medical Dictionary

sexual orientation

noun

Medical Definition of sexual orientation

  1. :  the inclination of an individual with respect to heterosexual, homosexual, and bisexual behavior


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