medical Definition of apotemnophilia
- … the characteristic findings of this fascinating disease clearly distinguish apotemnophilia as a unique paraphilia.
- —J. Bensler et al., The Southern Medical Journal, July 2003
- Some physicians … have publicly asserted the need for formal investigation of the possible neurological underpinnings of apotemnophilia.
- —Annemarie Bridy, The Journal of Law, Medicine & Ethics, Spring 2004