heterosexuality

noun
het·​ero·​sex·​u·​al·​i·​ty | \ -sek-shə-ˈwal-ət-ē How to pronounce heterosexuality (audio) \
plural heterosexualities

Medical Definition of heterosexuality

: the quality or state of being heterosexual

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